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  • eabracher@aol.com
    Now we know the rest of the story as Paul Harvey says. eric ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 26, 2004
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      Now we know the rest of the story as Paul Harvey says.

      eric


      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
      > connected
      > 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.
      >
      > Dave
      >
      >
      >



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