Re: Photo: Boxcar Lower Door Track

Eric Hansmann

I will guess it’s a tube for chains used for auto carrying. Note the door track extending left from the car center. 

Eric Hansmann
Murfreesboro, TN

On Jul 5, 2020, at 12:48 PM, Bruce Smith <smithbf@...> wrote:


What is the piece of hardware, just inside the wheel, that appears to be strapped to the center sill?

Bruce Smith

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Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Boxcar Lower Door Track

Photo: Boxcar Lower Door Track

A 1938 photo from the Hennepin County Library:

Use the arrow in the upper right hand corner to enlarge each photo, then scroll on it to enlarge it more.

Excellent detail on unidentified boxcar.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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