Portland & Ogdensburg RR Hay Car, ca. 1880s

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Portland & Ogdensburg RR Hay Car, ca. 1880s

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Description

The Portland Company-built hay car #330 for the Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad, ca. 1880s. "The hay cars were unique in that when the loose hay was to be unloaded at its destination, the whole car body could be lifted off the car's platform from the stake pockets and the hay was then hauled off." - Fletcher, David H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982. Charlest, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., 2002. 40.

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About This Item

  • Title: Portland & Ogdensburg RR Hay Car, ca. 1880s
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Albumen print
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 37-62
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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