Re: Photo: Scrap Loads In Gondolas (1955)

Tony Thompson

Bob Chaparro wrote:

Photo: Scrap Loads In Gondolas (1955)
A photo from the Hagley Digital Archives:
Scroll on the postcard to enlarge it.
It appears that each row of cars is filled with the same type of scrap...possibly presorted? 

    Absolutely. There were many grades of scrap, and value depended on grade. Particularly post-production scrap was easy to segregate and many loads depict that. (Not the modeler's favorite load with a complete automobile on top.)

Tony Thompson

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