Re: ACY Covered Hopper [Was: Covered Hopper Help]


Ed Hawkins
 



On Aug 21, 2020, at 5:43 PM, Garth Groff and Sally Sanford <mallardlodge1000@...> wrote:

400-419 3000 cu ft, 38' (No data)

500-514 1892 cu ft, 29' 3" (AC&F 5-42)

515-539 1892 cu ft, 29' 3" (AC&F 6-47)

540-569 2003 cu ft, 29' 3" (Not found in any articles I have; maybe PS-2 clone?)

The Vesuvius car has no visible number, but is an AC&F car, or a clone.

Garth,
The two series of ACY cars 400-419 and 540-569 were both built by Greenville Steel Car Co. in 1951. 

Photos of ACY 549 & 569 were published on p. 88-89 of RP CYC Volume 15. Fish-belly side sills was the common feature of the Greenville LO’s in the article. 

The 20 cars ACY 400-419 were of an unusual quadruple design with 12 roof hatches & 8 Enterprise outlets. A builder photo of ACY has a 9-51 build date.
Regards,
Ed Hawkins

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