Re: Fruit Growers reefer


palmettoltd82
 

A few links to additional photos of FGEX/BREX/WFEX reefers from the May 1942 LIFE article on Yemassee SC. A definite bookmark (and time machine) for any ACL fans out there.

Color photo of FGEX R7 and SFRD Reefers:

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=Yemassee+Junction+source:life&prev=/images%3Fq%3DYemassee%2BJunction%2Bsource:life%26hl%3Den%26biw%3D1016%26bih%3D579%26tbs%3Disch:1&imgurl=44b151c4daa9416b

B&W Photo of miscellaneous "Our Companies" reefers:

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=Yemassee+Junction+source:life&prev=/images%3Fq%3DYemassee%2BJunction%2Bsource:life%26hl%3Den%26biw%3D1016%26bih%3D579%26tbs%3Disch:10,684&imgurl=651ed5964815acf3

When using the search function alternate entries such as "Yemassee", "Yemassee Junction", Yemassee SC" - each entry always seems to lead to more photos. Several photos of ACL & C&WC motive power and equipment, numerous reefers, a Sinclair tank car, N&W ventilated boxcar, etc. A great overview of an often overlooked railroad during wartime. Enjoy.........

Buddy Hill

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