Re: Photo: Standard Coal Company Box Car Unloader (1914)


Charles Greene
 

Bob,

Your post generated a fascinating discussion. Good 'ol American ingenuity...when there's a need someone will come up with a solution to fill that need. I found a patent (https://patents.google.com/patent/US1266474A/en) to supplement Doug Harding's post about the Ottumwa company.

Chuck Greene
St. Charles, IL

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