----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:48
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: ATSF (?)
Boxcar 9260 With Pinto Bean Load (1914)
Photo: ATSF (?) Boxcar 9260
With Pinto Bean Load (1914)
A photo from the University of
The photo can be enlarged.
"Train car shipped in November
of 1914 with goods donated by Gross, Kelly & Co. to the Belgium Relief
Commission, run by Herbert Hoover. Gross, Kelly & Co. was one of the
pioneer wholesale and retail mercantile companies in the Southwest."
Do pinto beans go well with
Note the placard on the car
reads "Explosives". (Don't go there, readers.)
I could not find a listing for
this car, built in 1897, among my Santa Fe records but the end reporting marks
appear to include "&SF". Perhaps this car was from a subsidiary road.