Picture 14A-36.
Work cars were often created from old passenger cars, sometimes even retaining their original numbers.  Here is car 42 after the addition of a roof platform for use as a tower car and general utility car.  Note the ladder carried along the side of the car.  The vestibule at the left is sagging noticeably; the two pairs of doors at the left no longer hang at the same height above the rails.  The location of this picture is uncertain, but it seems likely to have been somewhere in the area of the car barns on N. Hickory Street in Champaign. Stephen Scalzo collection

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