locked Re: Stamped car numbers?

Jason Greene

I have found many Southern cars stenciled on the frame near the bolster but often this gets very dirty and hard to read. 
Inside the door is often another good place. You may have to remove layers of paint slowly to find clues. 

Jason Greene 

On Jul 12, 2021, at 5:37 PM, Mike <trackside@...> wrote:

I don’t know about the center sill but I do remember seeing the initial & number stamped on the lower  side of the car body around the hand rails. Don’t remember if it was the ‘A’ end or ‘B’ End of the car though.


   Mike Seawell


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From: George Eichelberger
Sent: Monday, July 12, 2021 5:22 PM
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Subject: [SouthernRailway] Stamped car numbers?


Does anyone know if the Southern used metal dies to stamp a car’s road number on its center sill?


The question is to try to determine a car’s original number so it can be painted and numbered correctly.







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