Re: Unloading Automobiles (Original Post)


Al Kresse <water.kresse@...>
 

These photos show electric headlights and no wipers.  That should bracket the delivery dates.


There are pix of similar or slightly older Buicks being delivered via PM box cars in Wisconsin.


Al Kresse

On January 13, 2018 at 1:06 AM "thecitrusbelt@... [STMFC]" <STMFC@...> wrote:

 

 

This is my original post on another group...


 

 

Delivering Buicks By Rail

 

 

 

Looks like this was an alternative to automobile boxcars.

 

 

 

http://lists.railfan.net/erielackphoto.cgi?erielack-12-27-17/X3009.jpg

 

 

 

http://lists.railfan.net/erielackphoto.cgi?erielack-12-28-17/X3013.jpg

 

 

 

http://lists.railfan.net/erielackphoto.cgi?erielack-12-28-17/X3012.jpg

 

 

 

http://lists.railfan.net/erielackphoto.cgi?erielack-12-28-17/X3010.jpg

 

 

 

http://lists.railfan.net/erielackphoto.cgi?erielack-12-28-17/X3014.jpg

 

 

 

Does anyone know how common the use of flat cars for automobile shipments was "back in the day"?

 

 

 

Bob Chaparro

 

Hemet, CA

 


 


 

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