Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Passenger Train



Winter Blast Week continues here at OPOD with this picture of a passenger train in the snow. Looks like the train has stopped for a moment. This is a really chilly looking scene, and I wonder if the passenger cars had any type of heating in them, or if everyone just had to bundle up.

3 comments:

  1. They had a pot belly type stove. One end baked, the other froze.
    http://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g53772-d145751-i20490555-Strasburg_Rail_Road-Strasburg_Lancaster_County_Pennsylvania.html
    That looks like a steep grade for a train. Ice on the track may have stopped them.

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  2. Based on PJM's descriptions of this and yesterday, and the caption written at the bottom of this photo, I think this is the Tanana Valley Railroad serving a region of Alaska in the early 1900's.

    Tanana Valley Railroad

    Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad

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  3. Downtown Indy is correct!

    http://vilda.alaska.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/cdmg11/id/35846/rec/14

    Perpster

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