Re: [EXTERNAL] J.W. Ellsworth Coal GL design cars (UNCLASSIFIED)


There was a large disbursement of privately-owned hoppers and gondolas circa 1922, prompted by one of those ICC rulings. A few of the larger fleets stayed private (Berwind, Westmoreland, Koppers), but most of the smaller ones were sold off, either to the connecting railroad or on the open market.

David Thompson

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