Re: West India Fruit Company Boxcars

Robert G P

Thank you guys lots! Sure was an interesting company! I'll also join the Fruit group. Didnt know about it!


On Fri, Jan 14, 2022 at 11:44 PM Richard Brennan <rbrennan@...> wrote:
...and Vancouver BC Canada:

WIF 106
Walter E Frost, Dec. 27, 1952

and with the well-remembered ship profile;
WIF 321
Walter E. Frost, Apr. 16, 1955

Hope this helps... I think they've both been linked to the list previously.

Richard Brennan - San Leandro CA

At 06:03 PM 1/14/2022, Robert G P via wrote:
>Just curious if anyone could tell anything interesting or share
>photos (spotted in trains or on sidings/team tracks) of the WIF boxcars?
>I know they were used on Ferries between Fla and Cuba and that they
>had a few ex erie 36 foot steel and some late  AAR 8' door 40' boxcars.
>I also know they roamed everywhere from Fla to Canada and California.

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