Re: Photo: Reefers At A Blast Furnace (Circa 1925)

Stic Harris

Yep. Roberts Iron (in Charlotte, a part of Rochester NY) went idle in 1892.

Stic Harris

On Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 12:37 PM Patrick Wade <patwadesb@...> wrote:
Since I do not see any smoke from the stacks perhaps the furnace is closed and the reefers are simply stored there on the off season.

Pat Wade
Santa Barbara, CA

On Apr 18, 2021, at 9:15 AM, Bob Chaparro via <> wrote:

Photo: Reefers At A Blast Furnace (Circa 1925)

A photo from the Hagley Digital Archives:

Scroll on the photo to enlarge it.

Anyone have an educated guess as to what is going on here?

The reefers all look the same and all look new. Is their location a coincidence or would there be some reason to place these cars at a blast furnace?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


- Stic

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