Re: Three Old SP Boxcars (Undated)

Douglas Harding

The photo description says 2' bolts. Being this is a lumber train in Oregon, I suspect shingle bolts, for making wood shingles. Most likely cedar.

Doug Harding
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On Tue, May 31, 2022 at 12:36 PM Bob Chaparro via <> wrote:

Three Old SP Boxcars (Undated)

Courtesy of Claus Schlund:


“Loading two-foot bolts for railroad boiler at Comstock.”

Related logging terms:

Bole: The main stem of a tree. Bolt: A short portion of the stem, usually measuring 4 feet.

Taken in Oregon.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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