Re: Photo: Santa Fe Boxcars At Hills Brothers Coffee Factory (1938)


John Barry
 

Bob,

Those are Fe-U 50' SS Automobile cars.  Within a couple years of this photo, the 500 cars had their left hand doors sealed converting them to single door box cars.  When initially converted, the only external differences were removal of the "AUTOMOBILE" lettering, a new car number and class stencil.

John Barry
 
ATSF North Bay Lines 
Golden Gates & Fast Freights 
Lovettsville, VA


707-490-9696 






On Saturday, July 3, 2021, 12:53:16 PM EDT, Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:


Photo: Santa Fe Boxcars At Hills Brothers Coffee Factory (1938)

Photo from the OpenSFHistory website.

https://opensfhistory.org/Display/wnp14.2714.jpg

Caption:

“View west across Embarcadero to bridge, Hills Brothers Coffee Plant with freight cars alongside.”

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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