Re: Pabst at the lettuce farm, 1931


Ron Smith <rpsmith@...>
 

Nice Pics, but that is not Monroe, Washington. Web Page says Monroe, Ca, (California), but label on Pic says Monroe, Wn, (Wisconson).
Ron Smith
Carman, UPRR

----- Original Message -----
From: al_brown03
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Saturday, September 27, 2008 8:30 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Pabst at the lettuce farm, 1931


FGEX, BREX, and WFEX cars were pooled. No more surprising to see FGEX
cars on the GN than WFEX or BREX cars in Florida, which also commonly
happened. See Bill Welch's essays for more detail.

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.

--- In STMFC@..., water.kresse@... wrote:
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> Paul,
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> Great images! Semi-surprised to see FGE cars way out west.
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> Why such a coarse (200 dpi) scanning rate? Hopefully, they are
also doing Archival Quality scanning at 400-600 dpi and in TIFF
formating (folks will want to crop and resize up, and still have 300
dpi left for a publication). These won't stay around for ever before
they fall apart.
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> Al Kresse
>
> -------------- Original message --------------
> From: "Paul Krueger" <kruegerp@...>
> Here is a picture taken from the icing platform at a lettuce farm in
> Monroe, WA. Can't see much of the car sides, but there is clearly a
> Pabst car mixed in there. Incoming load?
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> http://content.lib.washington.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?
CISOROOT=/pickett&CISOPTR=1302&CISOBOX=1&REC=16
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> Two more related shots
> http://content.lib.washington.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?
CISOROOT=/pickett&CISOPTR=1411&CISOBOX=1&REC=17
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> http://content.lib.washington.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?
CISOROOT=/pickett&CISOPTR=1351&CISOBOX=1&REC=17
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> Paul
> Seattle, WA
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