Re: Photo: Chalk Marks On Boxcar

Richard Townsend
 

As long as we're wondering, I wonder what the little hooks under the left-most two side panels are for.

Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, OR


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From: Douglas Harding <doug.harding@...>
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Chalk Marks On Boxcar

Lots of chalk marks, even the journal box lids have chalk marks. Don’t know what they mean.
 
Doug  Harding
www.iowacentralrr.org
 
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Sent: Saturday, November 30, 2019 11:04 PM
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Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Chalk Marks On Boxcar
 
Photo: Chalk Marks On Boxcar
This is link to a photo from the collection of the University of Utah:
Does anyone have an educated guess (as opposed to a SWAG) as to what the series of chalk marks along the upper side of the car mean?
Thanks.
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

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