Re: Speas Company 50ft car question.


Douglas Harding
 

Chris I believe that car is a former CBQ boxcar modified for shipping airplane parts.

 

Doug Harding

www.iowacentralrr.org

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Chris Barkan
Sent: Sunday, June 6, 2021 5:38 PM
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Speas Company 50ft car question.

 

Is there any chance that this car in Independence, Iowa is one of these cars?  I have attached some photos taken in Sept 2019.  The odd thing for a milk (or vinegar) car is that it has end doors.   It can be seen in Google Street View at:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.478193,-91.8891952,3a,60y,102.96h,90.93t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sQVJ5Zh7NRy8zPjIFhGVqZQ!2e0!7i3328!8i1664?hl=en

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Chris Barkan
Champaign, IL

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