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Re: New Bluford Shops boxcars in N.
« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2021, 11:47:46 PM »
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Drats, I was hoping these were actually a new body style.  No auto plants in the Willamette Valley so no sale...
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« Reply #16 on: July 18, 2021, 06:54:14 AM »
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Drats, I was hoping these were actually a new body style.  No auto plants in the Willamette Valley so no sale...

No appliance or cereal manufacturers/warehouses ?  Couple of other uses besides autoparts

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Re: New Bluford Shops boxcars in N.
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2021, 01:24:56 PM »
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No appliance or cereal manufacturers/warehouses ?  Couple of other uses besides autoparts


Nope.  The Willamette Valley is mostly (non-cereal) ag and lumber, with a sprinkling of light industry.
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Re: New Bluford Shops boxcars in N.
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2021, 02:10:31 PM »
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Nope.  The Willamette Valley is mostly (non-cereal) ag and lumber, with a sprinkling of light industry.

Some were used for transporting hay and light paper products later in their useful lives.
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Re: New Bluford Shops boxcars in N.
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2021, 04:20:34 PM »
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Some were used for transporting hay and light paper products later in their useful lives.

I've also heard that at some point Life-Like ordered a car to a public delivery track here in Baltimore and filled it up with foam coolers heading somewhere.

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Re: New Bluford Shops boxcars in N.
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2021, 04:23:50 PM »
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Oh, BTW. This just came into the CRHS's collection.

Figured it might be helpful...

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Re: New Bluford Shops boxcars in N.
« Reply #21 on: July 19, 2021, 10:15:27 PM »
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@Bluford Craig
Just send all the ATSF ones to me, I'll DM my address.  :trollface:
I can't wait to see these again!
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