GN Spokane Hillyard Yard Photo

Bob Chaparro

With a little photo editing this becomes a nice period photo of a lot of freight cars:

Caption: "Spokane yards of the Great Northern at Hillyard in 1946 showed immediately the effects of a nationwide rail strike. Thousands of empty and idle boxcars, oil tankers, gondolas and cattle cars stood on the tracks shortly after the strike was called."

The photo is from a news article titled "Getting There: Hillyard oil contamination puts roadblock in plans for North Spokane Corridor". Here is a link to the article:

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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