Re: Gondolas With Lumber Loads

Tim O'Connor


YES !!! That's it. Thanks, I'd never seen it from above. Look at the sharp radius on that curve !

On 4/15/2022 1:13 AM, Brian Termunde via wrote:
Is this the place?,+OR/@45.5293234,-122.6696503,218m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x54950b0b7da97427:0x1c36b9e6f6d18591!8m2!3d45.515232!4d-122.6783853

This place just fascinates me! I've seen it written up a couple of time, I think once or twice in Model Railroad Planning and actually visited it once.

Take Care

Brian R. Termunde
Murray, UT

Tim O'Connor wrote:

This photo reminds me strongly of a published photo (I wish I could remember where!) of
an export grain elevator served by the Union Pacific with exactly this - a curved wood trestle onto the
dock - but without the tail track - and a huge concrete grain elevator adjoining the dock. In the picture
the chutes for pouring grain into ocean freighters were over the tops of the freight cars.
Tim O'Connor

Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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