Re: Nice view of dunnage used to load bombs into boxcars


Dave Nelson
 

Look at the ease at which that man is holding that shell.  My bet is it is an empty casing and it is being shipped to some location where more exciting material will be added.

 

Dave Nelson

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Louis Van Winkle
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 3:27 PM
To: main@realstmfc.groups.io
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Nice view of dunnage used to load bombs into boxcars

 

That would be a good car for a "Do Not Hump" sign.

 

On Tue, Sep 27, 2022 at 5:04 PM Claus Schlund &#92;(HGM&#92;) <claus@...> wrote:

Hi List Members,


"500 lb. demolition bombs in railroad car. Note chucking and number of
tiers of bombs. 216 bombs to the car. Official photograph U.S. Army
Signal Corps, Hampton Roads Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia"


Nice view of dunnage used to load bombs into boxcars in 1944


https://catalog.archives.gov/id/138926206


Join main@RealSTMFC.groups.io to automatically receive all group messages.