unknown SOU freight car @ rp.net photo

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unknown SOU freight car @ rp.net photo

Postby .Taurus. » Tue Oct 09, 2012 2:11 pm

Hi everybody

Does anybody has any idea what cars are trailing in this picture at the 6th and 7th position behind the power ?

Woodchip hoppers with (removable) roof ? All-door-boxcars ?
The freight car chassis looks like regular 40ft ... 50ft flat / box car ...

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Re: unknown SOU freight car @ rp.net photo

Postby Aa3rt » Wed Oct 24, 2012 10:48 pm

Take a look at this page, particularly numbers 22943 and 130583-do either of these look like they could be the cars you're inquiring about?

http://southern.railfan.net/images/archive/southern/freight/wood/wood.html

In the 1950's and 1960's, the Southern had a number of innovative, experimental freight cars. One that I particularly remember were some extremely large boxcars designed specifically for carrying hogsheads of tobacco.
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Re: unknown SOU freight car @ rp.net photo

Postby scharnhorst » Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:30 pm

Aa3rt wrote:Take a look at this page, particularly numbers 22943 and 130583-do either of these look like they could be the cars you're inquiring about?

http://southern.railfan.net/images/archive/southern/freight/wood/wood.html

In the 1950's and 1960's, the Southern had a number of innovative, experimental freight cars. One that I particularly remember were some extremely large boxcars designed specifically for carrying hogsheads of tobacco.


car 130583 looks like the 2 in the pic above.
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