Re: Gondola Load: What Is It?


jczzo126 CocuzzaT
 

My guess is that these are coils of aluminum, maybe from the Alcoa works at Cressona, Pa. That would explain why there are so many in the car and why they were banded and loaded in upright. Probably is a damage claim photo.

On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 3:53 PM, thecitrusbelt@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:
 

This photo is from the Ray Breyer collection. The load appears to be rolled coils of metal, but the manner of loading seems too haphazard for such a load:

 

https://i1.wp.com/designbuildop.hansmanns.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/201705_reading_gm4.jpg

 

So is this load something else?

 

Thanks.

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


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