Re: True Line trains slab side CN covered hopper


Armand Premo
 

I am well aware that they have noting (sic) to do with the Canadian covered hoppers.My response was to a post who had never heard of "tank hoppers".Armand Premo

----- Original Message -----
From: Richard Hendrickson
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Monday, July 29, 2013 10:33 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] True Line trains slab side CN covered hopper



On Jul 29, 2013, at 6:01 PM, Armand Premo <armprem2@...> wrote:
> Barrett (Tarvia) a division of Allied Chemical had hopper bottom tank cars for shipping roofing material.Looked pretty much like an ordinary tank car,but with hoppers.They may have been converted tank cars.
>
The Barrett cars were converted from GATC tank cars built in the 1920s. But they have noting to do with the Canadian covered hoppers that are under discussion here.

Richard Hendrickson

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