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Old 09-04-2020, 12:56 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by fredlub View Post
I agree that 4 cars is a bit short for a passenger train, but I cannot imagine a Big Boy ever ran with 100 passenger cars. Would 20 passenger cars not be more prototypical?

Hi Fred,
Looking at my book of Consists of the 1940's, most of the trains are in the range of 14 or 16 heavyweight cars.
I did see one with 19.
Quite a few with 12 or less.
It's your train, so you can pull whatever you like!!!
David Leech, Delta, Canada
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