The Slow Death Of A Boxcar


Bob Chaparro
 

This almost certainly was the last "assigned service" for T&NO 35247. Its glory days were long gone. The photos are from the Library of Congress.

Loading sugarcane into boxcars near Delcambre, Louisiana, 1938:

https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/fsa/8b20000/8b20700/8b20794v.jpg

https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/fsa/8b20000/8b20700/8b20793v.jpg

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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