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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's piggyback trailer

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Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company

Date: Between 1960 and 1969

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: ATSF Series 1, #6.94

Unit ID: 306167

Summary: This black and white photograph shows a piggyback trailer from the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company at the Hobart yard in Los Angeles, California. In the railroad industry the trailers travel on flat cars,(TOFC), commonly referred to as a piggy-back service. With this intermodal form of transportation between the railroad and trucking services, freight could be delivered in half the time.

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Title (Main title): Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's piggyback trailer

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