Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: (was Athearn) container gondolas (UNCLASSIFIED)


Todd Horton
 

Here's a link to a photo of another NYC car with 5 containers. Notice how
they are orientated in the car in this photo. Todd Horton

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Sent: Friday, January 16, 2015 4:28 AM
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Subject: RE: [EXTERNAL] Re: [STMFC] (was Athearn) container gondolas
(UNCLASSIFIED)

Todd

So it would appear the LCL Corporation was the owner of the containers and
the several railroads simply supplied the gondolas to transport them? Is
that an accurate statement? Or perhaps the railroads leased the containers
from LCL Corp?

I guess I'm asking were all of the containers identical except for the
lettering?

Tim O'Connor



At 1/15/2015 07:56 PM Thursday, you wrote:

I uploaded a photo to the files section under my name. The picture shows an
NYC and a D&H gon with cement containers. The NYC carried 20,000 lb
containers and the D&H carried 22,000 lbs ones. The containers are listed
as being 7 6 in diameter so I assume the ones the D&H used were taller
than the NYC version. Both of these are lettered  The LCL Corporation
Todd Horton


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