Lumber On Sleds For Loading


Bob Chaparro
 

Lumber On Sleds For Loading

Photo Title: Loading Railroad Cars At Cloquet Lumber Company

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I was a bit surprised to see that the lumber arrived on sleds. Old timers have told me loading and unloading lumber from boxcars was a hard, dreary work. I imagine doping this in the dead of winter was even worse.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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