Re: Bananas

Tom Madden

Mike wrote:

> , if we allowed hundreds of messages about bananas

> on the STMFC, surely we could allow at least some

> discussion  regarding the locomotives that pull the

> cars containing said bananas...

The adventure continues. Posted this morning on by Eugene Crowner:

"Back in the 1950s on the U.P. there was a banana messenger out of Los Angeles that rode in the caboose with the crew. Presumably he accompanied the bananas at least as far as Salt Lake City. The bananas were destined for Utah and Idaho."

I was aware of attendants riding poultry cars, but banana attendants? On the UP??

Just more Armour Yellow, I suppose.

Tom Madden

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