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Photo: Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Boxcar (Circa 1910)


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Boxcar (Circa 1910)

A photo from the Detroit Public Library:

https://digitalcollections.detroitpubliclibrary.org/islandora/object/islandora%3A176589

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Caption:

View of men loading motor vehicle frames onto 1910 Grabowsky truck owned by Regal Motor Car Company. "Regal Motor Car Co." painted on side of truck; Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound railroad cars in background. Stamped on back: "Spooner & Wells, Inc., photographers, telephone North 1745. 1231 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Mich. Detroit, 1231 Woodward, New York, 1931 Broadway." Handwritten on back: "Motor trucks--Grabowsky, 1910."

Notice the placard: "Unload From This Door"

Note the Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Railway boxcar. This railway began operations in 1909 and stopped service in 1912. One source says the company had routes Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington while another extends the road into Chicago. This corporate entity was folded into its parent company, the Milwaukee Road, in 1912.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA