Re: [EXT] [RealSTMFC] PRR G25, X40 and F37


Bruce Smith
 

Folks,

During WWII, the F37 was used to carry US Nave 40 mm bofors anti-aircraft gun mounts. I have yet to find a photo (or loading diagram) of this load on one of these well-flats, so if any of you might have any information on how these guns were loaded, I'd love to see it1

Regards,
Bruce Smith
Auburn, AL


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Subject: [EXT] [RealSTMFC] PRR G25, X40 and F37
 
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Some interesting Hagley photos.

photos of a G25 gondola with large ships propellers extending through the floor.
https://digital.hagley.org/PRR_13469?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=169013f2f3ddcf541a65&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=4&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=0#modal-close
https://digital.hagley.org/PRR_13470?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=e140069ab397815d3249&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=9&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=15

photos of an X40 1946 60' auto boxcar
https://digital.hagley.org/PRR_15899?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=1bbfcf079be1a3eacee0&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=0&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=1
https://digital.hagley.org/PRR_15574?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=1bbfcf079be1a3eacee0&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=0&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=0

photos of an F37 well hole flat car
https://digital.hagley.org/PRR_13765?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=dba29ee5d4680a627383&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=0&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=0
https://digital.hagley.org/PRR_13767?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=dba29ee5d4680a627383&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=0&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=1
https://digital.hagley.org/PRR_13764?solr_nav%5Bid%5D=dba29ee5d4680a627383&solr_nav%5Bpage%5D=0&solr_nav%5Boffset%5D=2

Kevin Lafferty

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