Fwd: Log Car
- Now we know the rest of the story as Paul Harvey says.
In a message dated 4/26/04 11:53:49 AM, dbraun@... writes:
> Gents: this is one of the VERY LAST Seattle Car and Foundry 4-bunk[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> truck cars. All 200-odd of the other production have been scrapped, save for
> 2 other cars I know about..
> This particular car was part of the two batches of cars shipped April and
> May 1917, to West Side Lumber Company and the California Door Company
> ("Diamond and Caldor Railway").
> If I had money, I would buy this car right now. The car is missing some
> parts, but I have some of them in my collection. I also have the erecting
> cards, the metal detail sheets, even builder's photographs. I probably know
> more about the history and details of the 4-bunk connected truck cars than
> anyone else, since I've been researching this stuff for 30 years. See pages
> 132-133 in my Swayne Lumber book for an introduction to the subject.