Re: PRR and other coke cars
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Wasn’t the coke quenched in water before loading into cars?
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> 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.