Re: Photo: Santa Fe Gondolas 172969 & 173808 (1940)

A Clemens

Here's a screenshot from an ATSF video. Kennecott 76 tonner with two overburden dump cars, two ATSF ore cars and a shovel. Not sure of the date.


On Thu, Sep 29, 2022 at 12:53 PM Peter Hall <petehall6369@...> wrote:
Is that catenary?  If so, what kind of electric engines were in use here?


On Sep 28, 2022, at 6:37 PM, Bob Chaparro via <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:

Photo: Santa Fe Gondolas 172969 & 173808 (1940)
A Russell Lee photo from the Library of Congress.
Use this link to access the TIFF version and enlarge it to see quite a bit of detail.
Taken at the copper mine at Santa Rita, New Mexico.
ATSF 172969 is a Class Ga-9 Caswell car built by AC&F in 1924. ATSF 173808 is a Class Ga-11 built by AC&F in 1926.
Also in view is Conoco tank car CONX 2600.
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

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