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Photo: NKP Boxcar 28676 With Banner

Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: NKP Boxcar 28676 With Banner

A circa 1926-1930 photo (reweigh date 7-25) from Ball State University:

https://dmr.bsu.edu/digital/collection/swift/id/1067

This photo can be enlarged quite a bit.

Looks like there will be a lot of electric cooking in Portland.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

Richard Townsend
 

Cheap electricity came to the Portland area with the Bonneville Power Administration in the 30's. That might be what stimulated the market for electric stoves.

Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, OR


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Photo: NKP Boxcar 28676 With Banner
A circa 1926-1930 photo (reweigh date 7-25) from Ball State University:
This photo can be enlarged quite a bit.
Looks like there will be a lot of electric cooking in Portland.
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

Dave Parker
 

Fresh stencils all around that seem to coincide with the 7-25 reweigh stencil.  The car should have been weighed again no later than summer of 1927, but I'm guessing the photo date is very close to the reweigh date given the absence of soot or apparent weathering.
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Dave Parker
Swall Meadows, CA