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Athearn 5230 wood boxcar

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Athearn 5230 wood boxcar
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, October 30, 2003 3:41 PM
Does anybody out there know what the prototype was ( if any ) for Athearn's 5230 series woodside 40' boxcars ? Thanks in advance.
Ed
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Posted by dehusman on Thursday, October 30, 2003 5:18 PM
Its a 1940's era GN car that was built with wood sides and steel ends, primarily because the GN served a lot of lumber areas.

Dave H.

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Posted by Anonymous on Friday, October 31, 2003 1:52 PM
Dave, thanks for the reply.

Ed

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