Re: Hoppers from early 20th century


Some of the earliest hoppers were also wood - there's one n the museum in Strasburg, PA.


Jim Hunter

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Subject: Re: [STMFC] Hoppers from early 20th century

On 6/8/2015 6:58 AM, water.kresse@... [STMFC] wrote:

I believe they were wooden flat-bottom gondola cars . . . about ready to bust in the middle.  Good catch. 

    John Allen would have loved those!  Interesting that the steel cars have archbar trucks.

Jon Miller
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