RAILWAY PROTOTYPE CYCLOPEDIA

Volume Twenty Two

Volume 22 is 112 pages. (Released June 14, 2011)


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Pennsylvania Railroad Wagon-Top Box and Automobile Cars (74 pages)
by Patrick C. Wider

The article is the sixth in a series that cover American box car designs that were built in large quantities during the first half of the 20th century. The article covers the Pennsylvania Railroad wagon-top box and automobile cars that were built in the post-World War I era that loosely followed this design. The article contains 89 prototype photographs, 26 diagrams, 8 model photographs, and one comprehensive table. Railroads that received similar wagon-top cars such as the Norfolk & Western will be covered in a follow-on article.

General American Airslide Covered Hopper Cars, Part 3 (39 pages)
by Ed Hawkins

The article covers the GATC Airslide cars that were leased by numerous companies including Pillsbury, Sunshine Biscuits, Nabisco, International Milling, and many more. It contains 73 page-width photographs, one table of specialty items and design detail changes, and one partial roster.



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Volume 22 is sold out and will not be reprinted.