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


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I would also think that it would help avoiding frozen coal deliveries up north during the wintertime.

Al Kresse

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From: John Stokes <ggstokes@msn.com>

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@yahoogroups.comFrom: riverob@gmail.comDate: 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@yahoogroups.com, "Bob Chaparro" wrote:>
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






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