Re: Photo: Gondola & Flat Car (Circa 1940s)
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On the Monon gondola. That end is interesting. I would think that a pattern like that for the press die would be expensive to make. And then on a Composite car too?
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From: "Bob Chaparro via groups.io" <chiefbobbb@...>
Date: 5/22/21 11:05 AM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Gondola & Flat Car (Circa 1940s)
Photo: Gondola & Flat Car (Circa 1940s)
Photo from the Indiana Historical Society:
Click on the arrows and scroll to enlarge.
While the main subject of this photo is the delivery of ice to a Monon train, notice the gondola with a spiral end discussed here before and a flat car with a possible granite or other stone load.
Another example of the spiral end: