Constructing Freight Cars In 1900


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Courtesy of the USC Digital Archives, here is a link to an image of a freight car “assembly line” in Los Angeles (possibly Southern Pacific shops?) in 1900.

http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15799coll65/id/11565/rec/89

 

Use the slider above the image to enlarge it.

 

There also is a good end view of an early T&NO box car.

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

 

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