Re: PRR and other coke cars

Douglas Harding

Wasn’t the coke quenched in water before loading into cars?


Doug Harding


From: <> On Behalf Of Gatwood, Elden J SAD
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 3:30 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] PRR and other coke cars




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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