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Re: Early 60's auto RDG flat
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2013, 12:29:47 PM »
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Most excellent. Especially love that 'Bird in the pic. Looks like a '62.
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Re: Early 60's auto RDG flat
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2013, 09:26:28 AM »
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Looks like it actually used to be a mill gondola.

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Re: Early 60's auto RDG flat
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2013, 02:40:26 PM »
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Those cars are pretty interesting.  44 cut down 1920' class GM gondolas into flat cars for handling steel to SF for the Golden Gate Bridge.

A few other pics.

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2749995

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p269/IRONBRGDE/RDG96611.jpg

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Re: Early 60's auto RDG flat
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2013, 02:54:03 PM »
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Re: Early 60's auto RDG flat
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2013, 02:56:58 PM »
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And still in service:

http://www.rrpicturearchives.net/showPicture.aspx?id=2552750

Museum service.   :)

Can anyone identify those trucks?

Taylor trucks.  I'll have to see if that's in any of my books.

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