Open Hopper Turned Covered Hopper?


thecitrusbelt@...
 

This covered hopper appears to be a conversion from an open top hopper, especially considering the bays:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Richmond-Fredericksburg-Potomac-RF-P-7006-converted-covered-hopper-8x10-photo-/372085206789?hash=item56a201af05:g:fZ0AAOSwLdNZxvP2

 

Does anyone know about the history of this or other (assumed) cars in the series?

 

Thanks.

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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