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Bill Baskerville

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Box car #50
« on: March 05, 2019, 02:48:12 PM »
Perhaps (probably) I have forgotten but what is the story on box car #50 sitting in the north yard?
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Re: Box car #50
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2019, 03:56:42 PM »
MNG gifted B&SR 50 to us last year.  We subsequently traded it to ML&M for B&SR flat 34.  ML&M already owns and has restored B&SR box 51.  50 and 51 were both built by the B&SR in the 1880s; its fitting they are together.  We were considering building a flatcar from 50's parts so this seems a more well rounded solution, from a preservation standpoint.

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Re: Box car #50
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2019, 06:53:03 PM »
So 50 is bound for restoration at ML&M?

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Re: Box car #50
« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2019, 02:36:41 AM »
Thanks J.
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Re: Box car #50
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2019, 02:40:55 AM »
Yes, it is on ML&M’s “list.”  Not sure of the schedule.

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Re: Box car #50
« Reply #5 on: March 06, 2019, 12:36:19 PM »
I know its more money and effort but I am happy to see a restoration versus a cannibalization.
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