Re: Additional interesting loads from the EJ&E
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The second and third pictures appear to be taken at Roundout, IL, where the EJ&E interchanges with the Milwaukee Road.
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On Friday, August 13, 2021, 04:03:11 PM EDT, Bruce Smith <smithbf@...> wrote:
The load (which looks like a refinery cracking tower, or kiln of some sort) is carried on 4 flat cars. The wider end is on a Milwaukee, 4-truck flat car. Interestingly, just behind this is a 1942 built Milwaukee Road gun flat. There is another MILW gun flat at the other end.
From: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of "Bob Chaparro via groups.io" <chiefbobbb@...>
Photo: Unusual Load On HD Flat Cat
Photo from the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway Archive:
No caption to indicate what this load is. Anyone?