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Re: PC: Roundroof box cars

Someone with the Rochester chapter tells me they are ex-B&O and the owner
has no interest in parting with them -


> From: Ken Freeman <kfreeman -AT- netacc.net>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> Subject: Re: PC: Roundroof box cars
> Date: Friday, October 30, 1998 2:30 AM
> Bill K. wrote:
> > 
> > I found about 6 50 foot double-door roundroofs the other day - right
> > to the mainline, on a live siding, no less.   Some are brown and some
> > yellow; I suspect they were PC (PRR) company-service cars in their last
> > use.  There were 3 other cars with conventional roofs as well; I might
> > able to get some decent pictures of them tomorrow when I go back that
> > Does anyone know what to look at or need anything specific on them?   I
> > know they've been painted or the lettering has worn off, but perhaps
> > trucks have the car numbers cast on.  Looks like maybe they got
> > paint since some are brown and some are blue -
> Bill, you talking about the ones out by Newark (or Lyons can't remember
> which) Those are ex DT&I, went to E-K after that. No idea who owns them,
> but they've been there for as long as I can remember. 
>                                 K

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