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Intermodal engineering

By | May 20, 2021

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Wooden ramp to load trailers and vehicles onto railroad flatcars

Wooden ramp to load trailers and vehicles onto railroad flatcars

Intermodal engineering

Wood planks were common for building piggyback ramps. Large planks formed rub rails (well-used judging by the scars) along the edges, with a notch for the flatcar coupler and a steel bridge plate on the right. Classic Trains magazine collection

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