Re: Photo: Forward Facing Great Northern Rocky (1939)

Doug Paasch

The photo is dated 1939, so I would agree with Bob that it's just been rebuilt.

Doug Paasch

On Thu, Jun 23, 2022, 12:10 PM Jack Mullen <jack.f.mullen@...> wrote:
On Thu, Jun 23, 2022 at 10:15 AM, Schleigh Mike wrote:
Also note the stack of perhaps ten 2 x 12 planks in the foreground.  Is this a soon to be assembled grain door?
These *are* grain doors. 20" wide, 7' long. If you zoom in on one of the higher-rez options for this photo you should be able to distinguish two layers of plank in each panel and the darker end grain of the crosspieces on one ply.

Since the photo was taken in the milling district of Minneapolis, it's almost certain that these have been removed from a car recently unloaded and will be collected for shipment to locations originating grain loads.

Jack Mullen

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