Re: PRR and other coke cars

mel perry

for sure, not hot coke, did the prr have any wood chip or saw dust business?
mel perry

On Tue, Oct 20, 2020, 1:30 PM Gatwood, Elden J SAD <elden.j.gatwood@...> wrote:



Have any of you turned up any more on these cars?


Was there a method behind the madness of using wooden box cars, and not hoppers, for shipping potentially hot coke?


I have not found the correspondence on this, but would sure like to understand.


Elden Gatwood


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