Re: Brick Load

Guy Wilber

Bob wrote:

“One of 47 Illinois Central box cars loaded with Egyptian bricks circa 1927 in Murphysboro, IL. Egyptian bricks were also used in in the construction of the Panama Canal.

Notice Fox trucks.”

Publicity photo. The car definitely would have been stripped of the banners before rolling towards its destination — especially if the 1927 date is accurate.

Guy Wilber
Reno, Nevada

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