|Title||Northern Pacific Railway refrigerator car NPMX 100 in Renton, October 24, 1954 |
|Caption||First mechanical refrigerator car of a series of 50 (Nos. 100-149) built for Northern Pacific Railway by Pacific Car and Foundry Company, Renton, Washington.|
'Mechanical' means it contained a diesel powered refrigeration unit which rendered obsolete the previous practice of filling bunkers in cars with ice and salt.
The number series on all of these cars was later modified by removing the letter "X" from the initials, making the Initials "NPM."
|Notes||Stamped on verso: Photograph by Pacific Car & Foundry Co, Neg. No. 10224-1, Date Oct 26 1954.|
Pacific Car and Foundry Company also known as PACCAR. [Note from the Library of Congress Name Authority File.]
Date supplied by White River Valley Museum staff.
Source of caption information: handwritten notes on verso and White River Valley Museum staff.
|Subjects||Railroad refrigerator cars--Washington (State)--Renton|
Northern Pacific Railway Company--Equipment & supplies--Washington (State)--Renton
Railroad tracks--Washington (State)--Renton
Pacific Car and Foundry Company (Renton, Wash.)--Products--Washington (State)--Renton
|Classification||Auburn, WA/Transportation/Railroads |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Renton |
|Digital Collection||White River Valley Museum Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||501 |
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|Repository||White River Valley Museum (Auburn) |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |