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A Bad Day For PRR Merchandise Boxcar 53312

Bob Chaparro
 

A Bad Day For PRR Merchandise Boxcar 53312

A 1956 photo from the Temple University Libraries:

https://digital.library.temple.edu/digital/collection/p15037coll3/id/67198/rec/6

This photo can be enlarged quite a bit.

Description: "Boxcar is upended and six other cars are derailed after switching engine backed onto a siding already occupied by a freight train in the Pennsylvania Railroad's 44th st. yard."

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

Richard Townsend
 

I see what you mean: coupler broke.

Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, OR


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A Bad Day For PRR Merchandise Boxcar 53312
A 1956 photo from the Temple University Libraries:
This photo can be enlarged quite a bit.
Description: "Boxcar is upended and six other cars are derailed after switching engine backed onto a siding already occupied by a freight train in the Pennsylvania Railroad's 44th st. yard."
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

Brian Termunde
 

By golly! Some of my fellow club members DO operate prototypically! <VBG>

Take Care,
 
Brian R. Termunde
Midvale, Utah

A Bad Day For PRR Merchandise Boxcar 53312
From: Bob Chaparro
Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 14:24:02 PDT
A Bad Day For PRR Merchandise Boxcar 53312

A 1956 photo from the Temple University Libraries:
This photo can be enlarged quite a bit.
Description: "Boxcar is upended and six other cars are derailed after switching engine backed onto a siding already occupied by a freight train in the Pennsylvania Railroad's 44th st. yard."
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA