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Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

Pressed Steel 1914 Grand Trunk Western 9695
Pressed Steel 1914
Grand Trunk Western 9695
Description:Steel RPO

Equipment Information

Grand Trunk Western 9695 is an all-steel heavyweight RPO (Railway Post Office) car. The interior of the car has facilities for Post Office Department workers to sort mail while the train was en route. It is fitted with equipment for dropping off and picking up bags of mail “on the fly” without the train having to stop.

Builder: Pressed Steel Car Company
Year Built: 1914
Length: 63ft 8in
Width: 10ft 2in
Height: 14ft 4in
Weight: ??? lbs
Brakes: UC
Trucks: Pullman 2411
Description: Steel RPO
Arrived: 1971
Condition: Complete / unrestored / not operational

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