Re: Munshaw Canada slide Canadian Pacific CPR dock yard scene


Glen Presley
 

The bottom of stock card is treated by lime when cleaning so the colour disappears very quickly and becomes a chalky white colour
Glen


On Jul 31, 2022, at 1:03 PM, Alexander Schneider Jr <aschneiderjr@...> wrote:

Could someone explain why the bottom 2/3 of the stock cars was gray and the top 1/3 red? If this was lime or something similar used as a disinfectant, should we be doing something similar on stock cars of other roads?

Hey, I'm a city guy. :)

Alex Schneider

On Sun, Jul 31, 2022 at 11:48 AM, Steven D Johnson
<tenncentralrwy@...> wrote:

Lots of Canadian Pacific boxcars and a few stock cars:

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/175362122778

 

Other slides with freight car views from this seller:

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/185512528114?hash=item2b316888f2:g:ZasAAOSwUnBi2HPG

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/185512517049?hash=item2b31685db9:g:v3UAAOSwlrti2GN~

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/185512525866?hash=item2b3168802a:g:LCsAAOSwtNti2DGI

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/185512516284?hash=item2b31685abc:g:rvYAAOSwRLxi2GYN

 

 

Looks to be from the early 1960s or so, but still a lot of steam era freight cars:

 

https://www.ebay.com/itm/175362124428?hash=item28d465aa8c:g:VRsAAOSwr8pi2Xx7

 

 

I have no connection with the seller.   Just happened upon these and wanted to share.

 

 

Steve Johnson

 

 

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