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Ted Miles

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Bridgton & Saco River Box Cars
« on: September 07, 2018, 06:29:16 PM »
I see in the Annual Fund Drive that a couple of more box cars are going to come to the WW&F Railway Museum. With the #67 mostly restored and the #40 flanger on the property; it seems that the WW&F Railway is going to have quite a bit of B&SR equipment. And don't forget that one of the B&SR tanks is also in Alna.

I would like to hear the numbers of the box cars and what they aregoing to be used for.

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Re: Bridgton & Saco River Box Cars
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2018, 06:40:58 PM »
I believe the numbers are 50 and 51, but someone more knowledgeable than me will need to verify.

One boxcar is toast.  It will become donor parts for 67 grab irons, and the trucks (and any good sills) will become the basis for a flatcar to haul a restored tank on.

The other boxcar will probably be restored to like-new condition.

There's no time frame on any of this.  It could happen next year or in 5 years.  We have a lot of things on our plate to take care of first.

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Re: Bridgton & Saco River Box Cars
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2018, 07:03:25 PM »
One is 50, the other is not 51, but I believe 56, according to my photos I took this spring. Those were the two in the yard that looked like they needed the most help.
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