Re: LV flat car with a trailer


The LV had three series of “homemade” piggy-back flats.


Series 10000 to 10049 cast steel flat cars. 37 Converted for piggy-back service [Class FC], then returned to ordinary flat car.


Series 11000 to 11174 converted from series 41000 quad hoppers at Packerton Shops 1956-1960. Original hoppers built Beth Steel 1929. Class FC

          11000 to 11059 equipped with jacks & chains                         11060 to 11174 equipped with A.C.F. Trailer Hitch


Series 11300 to 11324 converted from series 31425-31451 gondolas at Packerton & Sayre Shops 1958-1959. Original gondolas built Beth Steel 1935

          All equipped with A.C.F. Trailer Hitch, Class FC


Rich Chapin

AHRS # 2366


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