Army Flatcars


gary laakso
 

They have the huge brake wheel on the side of the car and what appear to be end buffers:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barrigerlibrary/49210936658/in/album-72157712179496252/ 

 

Gary Laakso

Northwest of Mike Brock


Jim Gates
 

Tanks are M4A3 (76) W (HVSS). Which means 1945. Flats belong to US Army Transportation Corps. Probably taken in France, possibly just after the tanks were unloaded from a ship.

Jim Gates

On Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10:55:28 PM CDT, gary laakso <vasa0vasa@...> wrote:


They have the huge brake wheel on the side of the car and what appear to be end buffers:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barrigerlibrary/49210936658/in/album-72157712179496252/ 

 

Gary Laakso

Northwest of Mike Brock


 

I found a similar car in Kaiserslautern when I was serving in the Army in 1979.

 

 

Thanks!
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Brian Ehni

 

 

From: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of gary laakso <vasa0vasa@...>
Reply-To: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io>
Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 10:55 PM
To: realSTMFC <realstmfc@groups.io>
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Army Flatcars

 

They have the huge brake wheel on the side of the car and what appear to be end buffers:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barrigerlibrary/49210936658/in/album-72157712179496252/ 

 

Gary Laakso

Northwest of Mike Brock


 

Forgot to color correct.

 

 

Thanks!
--

Brian Ehni

 

 

From: BRIAN PAUL EHNI <bpehni@...>
Date: Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 9:56 AM
To: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Army Flatcars

 

I found a similar car in Kaiserslautern when I was serving in the Army in 1979.

 

 

Thanks!
--

Brian Ehni

 

 

From: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of gary laakso <vasa0vasa@...>
Reply-To: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io>
Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 10:55 PM
To: realSTMFC <realstmfc@groups.io>
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Army Flatcars

 

They have the huge brake wheel on the side of the car and what appear to be end buffers:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barrigerlibrary/49210936658/in/album-72157712179496252/ 

 

Gary Laakso

Northwest of Mike Brock