added this to my GEVO consist
Dominic Mazoch posted:
Thanks everyone for joing back in. Had a feeling this post would transfer to this section and that's ok.
Love the guitar playing hobo.
some oldies but goodies.....
What is the 'window' in the end of this car? John in Lansing, ILL
Rattler21 - according to John White - The American Railroad Freight Car - the end ventilator opening originated with combination cars which had both solid and barred main doors. The cars could be used for hauling either cattle or general merchandise. The end ventilator doors were also useful for loading lumber and became a relatively common auxiliary on many standard boxcars.