- Distinctive Flat Car Toothpicks Timber Load
Re: Distinctive Flat Car Toothpicks Timber Load
Hmm. 1954 photo.
On 5/14/2020 1:20 PM, Tony Thompson wrote:
the period around the turn of the 20th century, the
lack of TV and other media forms led to a lot of that
type of banner advertising on the railroads. I wonder
if they were only used for photos, or rolled up and
unrolled at various station stops? I've seen
"carload" furniture sale banners, fruit banners, and
other goods advertised like this on the sides of
steam-only era freight cars. Modeling something like
this in a diorama like scene on a layout would be fun.
were disallowed by the ICC early in the 20th century.
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