locked Re: Southern 390399 "Ortner's 10,000th Rapid Discharge Car" Questions

D. Scott Chatfield

I've got the impression that Ortner hopper only had that scheme for a short period of time.  It might have made a few trips in blue, but since it wasn't in interchange service they might not have felt the need to give it its full AAR-spec markings until it was repainted red.

Just my theory.

Scott Chatfield

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