Re: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] ID of hoppers
Gatwood, Elden J SAD
Thanks, Ben! I had been looking for more shots of this car, and wow.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io [mailto:main@RealSTMFC.groups.io] On Behalf Of Benjamin Hom
Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:19 PM
Subject: Re: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] ID of hoppers
Elden Gatwood wrote:
"I found another better one of the same wreck:
Can you read the lot number from this?"
Fell victim to an assumption that I give others a hard time about making - that all 7-side post hoppers are USRA twins. This car is from Lot 665-H, P&LE 38500-39499, 1000 cars rebuilt in 1937-1938 from 30 ft IL side dump hoppers in Lots 340-H and 349-H.