• Baggage-Mail Cars with Roller Bearings

  • Discussion relating to the NH and its subsidiaries (NYW&B, Union Freight Railroad, Connecticut Company, steamship lines, etc.). up until its 1969 inclusion into the Penn Central merger. This forum is also for the discussion of efforts to preserve former New Haven equipment, artifacts and its history. You may also wish to visit www.nhrhta.org for more information.
Discussion relating to the NH and its subsidiaries (NYW&B, Union Freight Railroad, Connecticut Company, steamship lines, etc.). up until its 1969 inclusion into the Penn Central merger. This forum is also for the discussion of efforts to preserve former New Haven equipment, artifacts and its history. You may also wish to visit www.nhrhta.org for more information.
  by H.F.Malone
 
The original Yankee Clipper heavyweight Pullman consist of 1930 was also equipped with ASF roller bearing axles. The ASF units were removed by the mid-40s.

One car from this batch of ten RPO-Baggage cars survives at RMNE in Thomaston, CT-- 2789. It now has plain bearings.