Re: LIFE - Trainscapes 1950: View from a train window.


bill_d_goat
 

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Don Worthy <don_worthy@...> wrote:

Oh man, yea. There are some terrific shots in that group. There is
one shot that shows a yellow OB box car with the "jar" painted on the
door. I'm not sure what it was called but, I'm sure that type car has
been talked about on this site.
That was Muncie & Western car, called The Ball Line. Muncie was the
home of the maker of the glass jars used for home 'canning' that was
common back then. They are still made so I guess it's still done
Bill Williams

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