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Postby JB283 » Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:58 pm

Does anyone know or can tell me where boxcar ATW originated? I'm curious to find out. It is parked at the loading dock behind Georgia Pacific in Huntsville AL.
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Re: ATW

Postby Allen Hazen » Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:51 am

The reporting marks (initials on side of car) ATW stand for the Atlantic and Western, a short line in North Carolina.
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Re: ATW

Postby JB283 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:41 am

That should have said ATW 1606. Thank you. I have seen ATW boxcars all the way up in northern Maine.
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Re: ATW

Postby John_Perkowski » Mon Mar 13, 2017 9:19 am

The Atlantic and Western is a Genesee and Wyoming property. I suspect the use of the ATW reporting mark is a way for the corporation to make money by renting cars in per diem service ... and they will never, ever, see the home rails.
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