---In STMFC@..., <jimbetz@...> wrote :
So ... I say "grain doors". (cardboard)
- Jim B.
And by the mid fifties era of the photo, they most likely would be cardboard. It also appears they are covering the floors with cardboard.
One thing bothers me about grain doors, however. I thought, while the RR was obligated to supply the grain doors, that the shipper was responsible for the labor to install them.
Maybe Guy Wilber can answer this - Was there a standard charge for the railroad to install grain doors?