Re: Distinctive Flat Car Toothpicks Timber Load
Interesting – I’ve seen other loads with that kind of caption. Kind of surprising that the surface of the timbers look like they were finished with an adze, rather than through a saw. I cant read the reporting marks on the flat cars.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bob Chaparro via groups.io
Sent: Monday, May 18, 2020 10:24 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Distinctive Flat Car Toothpicks Timber Load
A 1919 postcard photo from the Washington State Historical Society:
Lithograph colored promotional post card showing three large timbers on two flat cars, 1919. Labeled, "Washington Tooth Picks."