Re: Freight Car Images From The Wisconsin Historical Society’s Website


Stokes John
 

Apparently the box was converted, or originally built, to carry coal in bulk, with top loading hatches and side unloading doors. Very interesting arrangement. Would make an interesting model, something to do with those surplus wooden box cars.

John Stokes
bellevue, WA



To: STMFC@...: riverob@...: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 22:55:23 +0000Subject: [STMFC] Re: Freight Car Images From The Wisconsin Historical Societys Website




It looks like the WCC car has roof hatches.Rob Simpson--- In STMFC@..., "Bob Chaparro" <thecitrusbelt@...> wrote:<sni>> Transferring bodies of a standard gauge box car (of the Wisconsin > Coal Co.) to the narrow gauge trucks of the Fond du Lac, Amboy & > Peoria Railway at Iron Mountain, Wisconsin., c 1900> > http://wisconsinhistory.org/whi/fullimage.asp?id=24529<snip>

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