Re: Hoppers from early 20th century


That is way ahead of the C&O.  C.P. Huntington believe the railroads only needed to get New River coal down to the barge loading facilities and then let the more efficient Ohio River carry it to the markets.

From: "Benjamin Hom b.hom@... [STMFC]"
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Monday, June 8, 2015 11:15:59 AM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Hoppers from early 20th century


Jim Hunter wrote:
"Some of the earliest hoppers were also wood - there's one in the museum in Strasburg, PA."
PRR Class GG (PY&A 1818 is the car at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania); HO scale model available from Westerfield:
Ben Hom

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