Re: NHS Steamtown Images - IC 53347 reefer circa-1925


Tony Thompson
 

Wayne Campbell wrote:

Nice detailed pictures - and both ends included is a bonus.

There are four small hooks hanging from the frame member above each truck.   I wonder what they are for?

     Not sure about application to a reefer, but on the SP, such hooks on cabooses and locomotive tenders were for "Keeley cans," hot-box relief coolant containers.

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