Re: Photo: MDT Reefer 16883

gary laakso

Great picture!  What are the padlock shaped devices on only one side of each ladder?


Gary Laakso

North west of Mike Brock


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Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: MDT Reefer 16883


Photo: MDT Reefer 16883

Photo courtesy of Mike Robbins on Flickr:

He writes:

“Merchants Despatch Refrigerator Line (MDT) wooden ice activated Reefer # 16883 (refrigerated box car) is seen at an unknown New Haven Railroad yard location, ca late 1930's.”

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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