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Re: PC: Re: PC MU's
- Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC MU's
- From: BGXX32A@xxxxxxxxxxx (MR PETER A KING)
- Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 20:18:42, -0500
>NYC 4500 and 1700, RDC cars of 1950 did not use then out dated
>seats when built. They came delievered with plastic covered seats
>that were more comfortable and easier to clean. Rattan seats were
>last used in the early 40's on mostly transit equipment.
I have vivid memories of the rattan walk-over seats on NYC MU cars. I
never saw any of the pre-1950s cars in operation, and I know the 1962
cars had vinyl or plastic seats, so it had to be the St. Louis cars
that had rattan.
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