Photos: Loads & Loading

Bob Chaparro

Several photos from the Portal To Texas History website. These can be enlarged.

Steam Boiler Parts Load

Loading Corn

Cotton Load (Poor Quality)

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

Donald B. Valentine <riverman_vt@...>

Nice catch, Bob. Wonder if such tube packages for a stationary boiler use a superheater header anything
like that found on a locomotive.

In addition to the boiler tube load look at the T&P boxcar #81178. This looks to be either a USRA double
sheathed car of a similar one of like vintage that has had the sides replaced with panel sides. Unfortunately
I can't tell how many panels in the side to see if it matches a Tichy car. IIRC the Tichy car uses eight panel
sides but it seems that more of the prototypes used ten panel sides.

Thanks for catching all these photos for us,  Don Valentine