Re: Photo: Unloading Coal From A Boxcar
It was a common practice on the D&RGW NG and SG to deliver coal to vendors in a box car. This way they could keep their inventory dry and out of the elements. I think this would be the case with this photo. Really love it.
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Unloading Coal From A Boxcar
Hi Bob and List Members,
Given how big the coal chunks are, they might have trouble passing thru a hopper door, thus the boxcar