[Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Unloading Containers From A Gondola Car

Gatwood, Elden J SAD

Fabulous photos, Claus!

Whose gon? NYC maybe? Do you all know what kind of containers?

Elden "Container Fan" Gatwood

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
Sent: Monday, January 27, 2020 12:49 PM
Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Unloading Fruit From A Livestock Car

Hi Bob and List Members,

Thanks Bob for the reference to that nice image.

Other good images can be found on the site.

Some of my favorites are at the links below.

Unloading containers of lime from gondola onto a truck...



UTLX tank car, INFLAMMABLE placard...



Claus Schlund

----- Original Message -----
From: Bob Chaparro via Groups.Io <>
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Sent: Monday, January 27, 2020 11:39 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Unloading Fruit From A Livestock Car

Placard: Tin Cans

Just to show that tin can loads were called out for special handling:



"SCRAP RUBBER COLLECTIONS BEGIN TO LEAVE ANN ARBOR: Proof that Ann Arbor and Washtenaw county residents' efforts in the recently-ended scrap rubber collection campaign were not in vain is offered in this picture which shows the first shipment of scrap to leave the city. Cars shown above being loaded from the 50-ton plus pile gathered at the Staebler-Kempf station depot will carry 18 tons of rubber each to the Rubber Reserve Corp. collection depot in Cleveland from whence it will be turned over to varied rubber companies for reclaiming operations.

Published in Issue

Ann Arbor News, July 29, 1942"

Of course, somebody should have removed the placard after the car was unloaded.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA