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Cane: 1938

Cane: 1938

January 1938. "Train loaded with cane on a sugar plantation near Ponce, Puerto Rico." Nitrate negative by Edwin Rosskam. View full size.

 

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Flag Cars?

I think you mean flat cars. A lot of sugar plantations - at least in Hawaii - had their own narrow gauge railroads to carry the cut cane from the fields to the processing plants.

[The L.O.C. record of the photographer's caption for this image says "flag cars," two words. - Dave]

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