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Photo: Unloading Sugar Beets, Oxnard, CA

Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Unloading Sugar Beets, Oxnard, CA

A circa 1910-1920 photo:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/bennetthall/9535159122/in/album-72157624912254584/

Click on the photo to enlarge it.

An industry probably served by the Southern Pacific.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

Tony Thompson
 

Bob Chaparro wrote:

Photo: Unloading Sugar Beets, Oxnard, CA
A circa 1910-1920 photo:
Click on the photo to enlarge it.
An industry probably served by the Southern Pacific.

   Nice view of a string of Blackburn beet racks, an HO model of which is now being produced by Owl Mountain Models.

Tony Thompson



Nolan Hinshaw
 

On Jun 28, 2020, at 11:09, Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb=verizon.net@groups.io> wrote:

Photo: Unloading Sugar Beets, Oxnard, CA
A circa 1910-1920 photo:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/bennetthall/9535159122/in/album-72157624912254584/
Click on the photo to enlarge it.
An industry probably served by the Southern Pacific.
I wonder if the cars on the lower elevation track(s) are loading pulp... and if so whither it might be bound.

cliffprather
 

The gondolas next to the beet unloading track might have limestone in them. Limestone was used the production of sugar from beets.

cliff prather

Bob Chaparro
 

Here is a link to the model:

http://www.owlmtmodels.com/2000-series/beetrack.html

This looks like Owl Mountain's usual fine work.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA