I wonder if passenger trains handling these cars on the rear got a
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Scott Pitzer <scottp459@e...> wrote:
I can smell the paint on the UP cars... at least I can see the
guide lines for the lettering!
From: "Beckert, Shawn" <shawn.beckert@d...>
Sent: Nov 14, 2005 3:24 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Plain Boxcars in Mail Service - 1945
One of the latest images posted on the Los Angeles Public
Library web site shows ordinary boxcars being loaded with
Christmas mail on the Union Pacific in Los Angeles, headed
for the east coast. The picture is dated December 4, 1945:
Obviously you couldn't get away with this on your layout in
everyday operations, but you could certainly do it during
the holidays, without getting nabbed by the Proto-Police...
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