Borascu Covered Hopper Car


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Photo taken in August 1956. This is Baltimore & Ohio Train No. 102 eastbound at West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/38641689@N05/13222580804/in/album-72157642498545434/

 

I've seen covered hopper cars with "Borax" lettering. This one is marked for "Borascu", a product of Pacific Coast Borax Company. Borascu is a sodium borate ore weed control chemical.

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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