Re: (erielack) Steamtown Images - June 19, 2019 - HCCX

Bruce Smith

Interestingly, the barge appears to be “Hercules Cement No. 1” and appears to be set up for unloading the covered hoppers on these 1930 photos.



Bruce F. Smith            

Auburn, AL

"Some days you are the bug, some days you are the windshield."

On Jun 19, 2019, at 10:22 AM, Richard Brennan <rbrennan@...> wrote:

Another 'find' in the NPS Steamtown photo archives...
A barge full of Hercules Portland Cement covered hoppers... circa-1930;
featuring a number of early 4-bay cement hoppers in the HCCX-10xx series.

When was the last time you saw a 4-bay LO with WOODEN running boards????

Richard Brennan - San Leandro CA

To: erielack@...
Subject: (erielack) Steamtown Images-June 19, 2019--X Series (X7125-X7129)

X7125--Hoboken, NJ--Men load unloading gravel from gondola near roundhouse, electric car shed under construction [1930.04.01]
X7126--Hoboken, NJ--Tug and barge loaded with cement hoppers [1930.04.01]
X7127--Hoboken, NJ--Tug and barge loaded with cement hoppers [1930.04.01]
X7128--Hoboken, NJ--Cement hoppers on barge [1930.04.01]
X7129--Hoboken, NJ--Cement hoppers on barge [1930.04.01]

Patrick McKnight
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