Re: Digital Images - University of Kentucky’s Digital Library


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Makes perfect sense if the idea is that most freight car designs seem to have evolved from a basic flat car.   I also just happened to notice that there isn't a single tie plate to be seen.
 
Tom Casey
Scott Haycock wrote:

 
Here's an interesting tank car. The photo is undated. Does anyone know about these cars?

    Many tank cars around the end of the 19th century had side walkways like this. See any historical collection.

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Scott Haycock wrote:

 
Here's an interesting tank car. The photo is undated. Does anyone know about these cars?

    Many tank cars around the end of the 19th century had side walkways like this. See any historical collection.

Tony Thompson             Editor, Signature Press, Berkeley, CA
2906 Forest Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705         www.s ignaturepress.com
(510) 540-6538; fax, (510) 540-1937; e-mail, tony@...
Publishers of books on railroad history




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