Friday, September 28, 2007

Buffalo Car

From: wrote:

I recently found a cast iron name plate "Buffalo Car 1856." Does this ring a bell to anyone?

—Bruce Vanisacker, Senior Designer, Rapid Prototyping, Rapid Prototyping Department

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Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

Trains and Technology: The American Railroad in the Nineteenth Century
Volume 2, Cars
By Anthony J. Bianculli, 2001, University of Delaware Press
Page 50

"These 'Gothic' cars were built by the Buffalo Car Company in 1855-56. They were nearly feet long, 10 feet wide, and were arranged with staterooms and berths"

9/28/2007 10:26 AM  

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