Re: Depression era / pre-WWII Covered Hoppers?


charles slater
 

The Santa Fe only had 10 in service before the war, the Ga-45 class built in 1936 by AC&F.
Charlie Slater
 

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Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 18:20:55 -0500
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Depression era / pre-WWII Covered Hoppers?

 

The M&StL (west of the Mississippi) purchased 10 covered hoppers in 1940. They were used for cement service. Next order for covered hoppers was placed in 1947 for 50 cars.

 

Doug Harding

www.iowacentralrr.org

 


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