VGN 20078 gondola
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The TLC VGN Freight Car reprint book (shameless plug)shows it's a G4C.
Somewhere in our High Capacity Gon materials is the evolution of and the
differences between the G4 subclasses; if my aging memory serves (someone's
going to "help me out here") other than the big rebuild in 1937 and
1938--when both the G3 and G4 had their drop-bottoms (what we peasants call
"fishbellies")eliminated and their capacity reduced, the differences are
kind of minor [stand back for someone to enumerate the brake gear and truck
On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 10:00 PM, NW Mailing List
<nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>wrote:
> Attempting to ID what I think is a VGN battleship gondola. Road number
> 20078, capacity is 210000. Can't read anything else in the photo. Guessing
> its a G4 something. Can someone id class of this car??
> - Roger Link
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