Re: Photo: SP Boxcars (1930)

John Barry

27156 is a B-50-12 SS USRA car, while 18489 is a DS B-50-9.  The caption states this was a the first shipment of nitrate to the west coast.

John Barry
ATSF North Bay Lines 
Golden Gates & Fast Freights 
Lovettsville, VA


On Sunday, April 18, 2021, 03:00:46 PM EDT, Claus Schlund \(HGM\) <claus@...> wrote:

Hi Bob and List Members,
SP 27156 looks to be a USRA ss boxcar.
SP18489 is placarded with a diamond-shaped INFLAMMABLE placard.
Claus Schlund
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Sent: Sunday, April 18, 2021 12:09 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: SP Boxcars (1930)

Photo: SP Boxcars (1930)

A photo from the Hagley Digital Archives:

Scroll on the photo to enlarge it.

Not a great quality photo but you can read the car numbers.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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