Shorty automobile car - 1913

Thomas Evans
 

Our local Ford dealer has a photo on their wall of the Highland Park, Michigan assembly plant taken in 1913 showing Model-T's being loaded into freight cars that look very European.
They are short all-steel 4-wheel cars with arched roofs.  They have side doors but are being loaded through end doors using narrow portable ramps for each wheel.
Has anyone here ever heard of such cars or have any information about them?

Tom E.

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