Photo: Chicago & Alton Boxcar (Circa 1901-1905)


Ted Larson
 

Regarding grain doors 
Please overlook the dates on these
Thinking that they are likely representative of earlier grain doors 

83x19
83x17-1/2
Double layer 1x

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Ted Larson
Trainweb.org/MHRR   ---   GN in 1965   ---   NASG.org 


David
 

I dunno, looks to me like regular boards nailed against the inside of the door opening. That was a pretty typical practice; I believe dedicated grain doors with paper seals were a bit later than this era.

David Thompson


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Chicago & Alton Boxcar (Circa 1901-1905)

Photo from the Library of Congress:

https://www.loc.gov/item/2016811441/

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Appears to have a grain door.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA