Re: Freight car photos at University of Chicago Library


Cyril Durrenberger
 

The Wagner door was used by many railroads around 1900.  The Pennsy, Colorado Midland, Santa Fe and SP Lines plus many others used themor a similar version extensively on their box cars built during that time period.  It was like a plug door.

Cyril Durrenberger

--- On Sat, 4/11/09, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@comcast.net> wrote:
From: Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@comcast.net>
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Freight car photos at University of Chicago Library
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009, 11:50 AM



















Thanks Cyril.

Tim O'



At 4/10/2009 11:42 PM Friday, you wrote:

wagner door
Cyril Durrenberger
--- On Fri, 4/10/09, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@ comcast.net> wrote:
From: Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@ comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Freight car photos at University of Chicago Library
To: STMFC@yahoogroups. com
Date: Friday, April 10, 2009, 5:08 PM
Very old photo of a CC&C boxcar in Chicago (Hyde Park).
http://archival- photofiles. lib.uchicago. edu/db.xqy? one=apf2- 03946.xml
Does that car have a plug door??



























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