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0188: Ralph W. Brafford Collection
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Low-side gondola car, manufactered by Ensign Manufacturing Co., Huntington, W.Va., b&w from glass plate negative. Ensign Manufacturing Co. was founded as Ensign Car Works in 1872. In the 1880's and 1890's they manufactured wooden freight cars, and had one of the largest sawmill operations in the Huntington area. it merged with 12 other companies in 1899 to form ACF Inc. (American Car and Foundry) Published in"Ely Enisgn and the Ensign Manufacturing Company," by Jack Dickinson
Subject Terms: American Car and Foundry Ensign Manufacturing Co. Railroad cars Railroads
"Low-side gondola car, manufactured by Ensign Mfg. Co., Huntington, W.Va." (1899). 0188: Ralph W. Brafford Collection, 1918-1963. 3.