The AC&F DVD disk contains 1,960 American Car & Foundry builders photos of Freight Cars from 1899 to 1928. These are jpeg filesindentified by lot number. The accompanying lot list allows the researcher to determine the company placing the order, order date, the number and type of car and the plant location. As a bonus, the lot list extends into 1957, containing approximately 11,000 lot listings, on 320 pages, from 1899 to 1957 from the American Car and Foundry archives. There is also a column on most pages indicating whether or not a photo exists. Photographs not contained on the disk can be identified and ordered from other sources. Data base listing included on PDF filea allows searching by roadname and car type.
Please note that this disk does not cover Passenger Equipment.
Here is a summary of the photos marked with the year from Eric Hansmann. 1899=5 images, 1900=6 images, 1901=7 images, 1902=14 images, 1903=21 images, 1904=18 images, 1905=24 images, 1906=12 images, 1907=19 images, 1908=14 images, 1909=12 images, 1910=44 images. The total marked images for 1899-1910 are 196 images. The total images for 1911-1928 are 841 images. The total images with the year unknown are 902 images. The total number of images on the disk are 1939.