Re: Stock car loadings

Steve Sandifer <jssand@...>

1955 National Car Loadings for Stock Cars

Commodity Loads %
Cattle & Horses 261,100 61%
Hogs 102,600 24%
Sheep & Goats 58,400 14%
Watermelons 1,600
Brick and Tile 1,400
Sorghum grain 800
Ceramic sewer pipe 600
Tomatoes 300
Railroad ties 300
Total 427,100
J. Stephen (Steve) Sandifer
Home: 12027 Mulholland Dr., Meadows Place, TX 77477, 281-568-9918
Office: Southwest Central Church of Christ, 4011 W. Bellfort, Houston, TX 77025, 713-667-9417

----- Original Message -----
From: ed_mines
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 9:45 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Stock car loadings

--- In STMFC@..., "Robert Kennedy" rfkennedy.dsm@w...Just
came across a tape showing the N&W loading bricks into a stock car.

I have a Henry Maywald color photo of a 40 ft. Rio Grande stock car
taken on Long Island in the '50s or '60s loaded with Spanish style
roofing tiles.

Ed Mines

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