Re: Photo: Trainload of Maytag Washers

mel perry

yep, but that traffic manager, better have
a good back up story
mel perry

On Sat, Dec 7, 2019, 10:26 AM Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:

Perhaps all the way to Council Bluffs... but routings were under the strict control
of the SHIPPERS, not the railroads, when the tariffs offered alternative routes. A few
nights on the town for the Maytag traffic manager at railroads' expense and those box
cars could go just about anywhere. :-)

On 12/2/2019 8:40 AM, Douglas Harding wrote:

Maytag washers were made in Newton IA. The plant was served by the Rock Island. This train would most likely have been routed Rock Island to the UP at Omaha, or possibly Colorado Springs.


Doug  Harding


From: [] On Behalf Of Bob Chaparro via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, December 2, 2019 1:23 AM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Trainload of Maytag Washers


Photo: Trainload of Maytag Washers

This is link to a 1935 publicity photo from the collection of the University of Utah:

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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