Re: Jumbo Icing Car At El Paso
What’s the tripod on #60’s roof for?
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Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 12:52 PM
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Thanks for posting the El Paso yard photo. Brings back memories. I may have even worked #60 around that time. Looks like one of El Paso’s dust storms may have been going on.
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Subject: [STMFC] Jumbo Icing Car At El Paso
Here is a link to a photo from the Cornell University Library Digital Collections:
Scroll over the photo to enlarge it.
On the right in this photo is a partial view of the "Jumbo Car" used to ice express reefers at the El Paso passenger depot:
This home-built car is seen in better detail on Page 326 of the PFE book.