B & O, picking up mail on fly at Carman, Pa. C.R. depot at right & its condr.
Richardson, Robert W.
A Baltimore & Ohio railroad train picks up mail on the fly from a track side Railway Mail Service crane in Carman (Elk County), Pennsylvania. A catcher arm is extended from the mail car. A railroad semaphore signal, a railroad tank car, and a depot are on a siding. A man in a cap stands near the depot and a rail-adapted truck. A sign on the depot reads: "Carman."
1941 April 26
Title penciled on negative envelope.; R7004011697
1 negative : nitrate ; 7 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 1/2 in.)
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company--1940-1950.; Carman (Pa.)--1940-1950.; Railroad mail service.; Railroad motor cars.; Railroad signals.; Railroad stations.; Railroad tank cars.
Robert W. Richardson; gift.
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