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Rail - Passenger Car - Consist - Transition Era

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Rail - Passenger Car - Consist - Transition Era
Name Passenger Car, North America, Transition Era Consist
Region North America
Category Rail
Type Passenger Car
SubType Consist
Variety Transition Era
Manufacturer Various (Details)
Era Era III: Transition (1939 - 1957)



History: Passenger train consists during the transition era were a hedge-podge of different railcars. Many cars were pre-war heavyweights. Some of these heavyweights were rebuilt for postwar service while some were well worn vintage specimens. These were mixed in with newer streamlined cars in both smooth-side and corrugated varieties. Premier flagship trains of this period were usually all-lightweight consists with new colorful paint schemes trailing behind the latest and greatest diesel and/or steam motive power.

Railroad/Company: This set of items is comprised of more than one name. Please look at the component items for details on the specific roadnames and/or manufacturers.


Item Links: We found: 2 different collections associated with Rail - Passenger Car - Consist - Transition Era
Item created by: gdm on 2019-04-04 11:22:53. Last edited by gdm on 2019-05-13 17:19:14

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