Transport: Jounceless

Sporty Cortlandt T. Hill, 31-year-old, stockbroking grandson of the late great Railroader James Jerome Hill, was skiing down hills at Sun Valley, Idaho, last week with his host, Railroader W. Averell Harriman. Between slides he tried to interest the Union Pacific's able board chairman not in some of his stocks but in his two new railroad cars.

Back in Inglewood, Calif. Cortlandt Hill had a pair of plywood passenger cars which resembled ordinary units of a streamlined duralumin train, but which were mounted on their running gear in a manner which he and several...

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