Re: Constructing Freight Cars In 1900


riverob@...
 

The car end closest to the camera is T&NO 3xx22.  Car to the left is SP (can't read the 5-digit number)

Sharp photo, thanks.


Robert Simpson




---In STMFC@..., <thecitrusbelt@...> wrote:

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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