Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)

Photo from the Indiana Album website:

https://indianaalbum.pastperfectonline.com/photo/589CF4FA-5424-4400-84B1-535168664022

Click on photo to enlarge it.

Unfortunately, the boxcars are not too distinguishable.

Marmon on Wikipedia:

Marmon Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer founded by Howard Carpenter Marmon and owned by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana. It was established in 1851, manufacturing flour grinding mill equipment and branching out into other machinery through the late 19th century.  It was merged and renamed in 1933. They produced cars under the Marmon brand. It was succeeded by Marmon-Herrington and later the Marmon Motor Company of Denton, Texas. The name currently survives through the Marmon Group of Chicago, Illinois.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
 


Hi Bob and List Members,
 
I would guess the first two cars to be NKP
 
Claus Schlund
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:38 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)

Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)

Photo from the Indiana Album website:

https://indianaalbum.pastperfectonline.com/photo/589CF4FA-5424-4400-84B1-535168664022

Click on photo to enlarge it.

Unfortunately, the boxcars are not too distinguishable.

Marmon on Wikipedia:

Marmon Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer founded by Howard Carpenter Marmon and owned by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana. It was established in 1851, manufacturing flour grinding mill equipment and branching out into other machinery through the late 19th century.  It was merged and renamed in 1933. They produced cars under the Marmon brand. It was succeeded by Marmon-Herrington and later the Marmon Motor Company of Denton, Texas. The name currently survives through the Marmon Group of Chicago, Illinois.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Ray Breyer
 

All of the cars are NKP, as is the engine.

Ray Breyer
Elgin, IL




On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 12:28:04 PM CDT, Claus Schlund \(HGM\) <claus@...> wrote:


Hi Bob and List Members,
 
I would guess the first two cars to be NKP
 
Claus Schlund
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:38 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)

Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)

Photo from the Indiana Album website:

https://indianaalbum.pastperfectonline.com/photo/589CF4FA-5424-4400-84B1-535168664022

Click on photo to enlarge it.

Unfortunately, the boxcars are not too distinguishable.

Marmon on Wikipedia:

Marmon Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer founded by Howard Carpenter Marmon and owned by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana. It was established in 1851, manufacturing flour grinding mill equipment and branching out into other machinery through the late 19th century.  It was merged and renamed in 1933. They produced cars under the Marmon brand. It was succeeded by Marmon-Herrington and later the Marmon Motor Company of Denton, Texas. The name currently survives through the Marmon Group of Chicago, Illinois.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


william darnaby
 

I agree and if the location is really Indianapolis this would place the image after the NKP's 1923 acquisition of the Lake Erie & Western as the NKP did not get to Indianapolis prior to that acquisition.

Bill Darnaby

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 12:31:46 PM CDT, Ray Breyer via groups.io <rtbsvrr69@...> wrote:


All of the cars are NKP, as is the engine.

Ray Breyer
Elgin, IL




On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 12:28:04 PM CDT, Claus Schlund \(HGM\) <claus@...> wrote:


Hi Bob and List Members,
 
I would guess the first two cars to be NKP
 
Claus Schlund
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:38 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)

Photo: Trainload Of Marmon Automobiles (Circa 1920)

Photo from the Indiana Album website:

https://indianaalbum.pastperfectonline.com/photo/589CF4FA-5424-4400-84B1-535168664022

Click on photo to enlarge it.

Unfortunately, the boxcars are not too distinguishable.

Marmon on Wikipedia:

Marmon Motor Car Company was an American automobile manufacturer founded by Howard Carpenter Marmon and owned by Nordyke Marmon & Company of Indianapolis, Indiana. It was established in 1851, manufacturing flour grinding mill equipment and branching out into other machinery through the late 19th century.  It was merged and renamed in 1933. They produced cars under the Marmon brand. It was succeeded by Marmon-Herrington and later the Marmon Motor Company of Denton, Texas. The name currently survives through the Marmon Group of Chicago, Illinois.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA