Re: Frieght cars on the Indiana Hist Society site


CJ Riley
 

Hey Eric,

All the links lead to the same airplane photo.

CJ Riley


--- Eric Hansmann <ehansmann@adelphia.net> wrote:

Wow. Thanks to the person who sent the link for the Indiana Historical
Society Digital Image Collection. I found several steam era images.

The door end of a PRR X24 501439
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2281&REC=1

Parial roof shot if the same car
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2280&REC=20

A side view of the same car coupled to a hopper.
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2282&REC=16

End view of the hopper - CTH&SE 370758
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2279&REC=4

Big Four USRA hopper S-81851
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=1160&REC=1

Elevated view of the brake end of the same car
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2301&REC=1

MRS 2294 sporting a checked paint scheme
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2094&REC=6

PRR gons full of coal (a Christmas wish for Eldon?)
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=1238&REC=6

More gondolas at a factory construction site
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=987&REC=14

Big Four gons being loaded with coal - neg is backwards
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2232&REC=19

Close up of a coal gon with peaked end
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2252&REC=20

CCC&StL 19591 - gondola full of coal
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2253&REC=1

More Big Four gons of coal - note different coal sizes
http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/P0129&CISOPT
R=2229&REC=2

Well, that's a good start for you. I found these by searching for railroad
cars in the search box on those pages. There are many more. Enjoy!



Eric Hansmann
Morgantown, W. Va.



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