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SP & UP Gondolas


thecitrusbelt@...
 

Here is another photo from the Vintage Portland website (https://vintageportland.wordpress.com/). It shows three gondolas in an area of several lumber and shingle mills in 1921. The foreground tracks were used by trolley cars.

 

https://vintageportland.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/a2009-009-1825-se-water-near-hawthorne-1921-24k.jpg

 

Click on the photo to enlarge it.

 

The first car to the left is SP 53366. The next car is UP followed by an SP. The numbers are not clear to me.

 

The location was SW Water Street, near its intersection with Columbia Street. Today this area is Waterfront Park at the foot of Columbia Street.

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Dick Harley
 

The UP car is a 1920-built class G-50-7 drop-bottom gon, number series 62000-63999.
That car could be #63235. If so, it was built by Pullman in Dec. 1920, and was finally worn out and retired in Nov. 1955.

Dick Harley
Laguna Beach, CA