Re: Photo: Transformer Load

Tim O'Connor

SP F-50-5, Ralston 1916. Has Vulcan trucks.

Tarped transformer on a flat car (Southern Pacific?):
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Caption: "Interphase transformer from Westinghouse, loaded on train flat car. Photograph taken January 24, 1950."
Good detail of how the rods securing the load are routed through the stake pockets and held in place. These stake pockets appear to be different from the others.
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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