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Classification of Passenger Equipment Cars.

P.A.Coach, old first class (prior to 1893), 46 feet 6 inches long.
P.B.Coach, old second class (prior to 1893), 46 feet 6 inches long.
P.C.Coach, new first class, with smoking room and lavatory.
(Standard of 1893), 52 feet 9 inches long.
P.D.Coach, new second class (standard of 1893), 52 feet 6 inches long.
P.O.Coaches, Odd.
K.A.Passenger and Baggage (standard prior to 1893), 46 feet 6 inches long.
K.B.Passenger and Baggage (new s┬Ětandard, none yet built), 52 feet 9 inches long.
K.O.Passenger and Baggage, Odd.
E.A.Baggage or Express (old standard prior to 1893), 40 feet 9 inches long.
E.B.Baggage or Express (old standard prior to 1893), 52 feet 9 inches long.
E.C.Baggage or Express (new standard, none yet built), 52 feet 9 inches long.
E.O.Baggage or Express Cars, Odd.
M.A.Postal (present standard), 40 feet 9 inches long.
M.O.Postal, Odd (none now existing).
L.A.Baggage and Mail (standard prior to 1893), 52 feet 9 inches long.
L.B.Baggage and Mail (standard of 1893), 52 feet 9 inches long.
L.O.Baggage and Mail, Odd.
X.O.Private and Pay.

INVENTORY AND APPRAISAL
OF THE EQUIPMENT
OF THE Norfolk and Western Railway Company
AS OF October 1st, 1896.