Re: Rapido GLa Hopper--Anthracite carloads on Great Northern


mrvant@rogers.com
 

A lot of western coal was shipped in boxcars on CP. Prairie towns had coal merchants’ bins with the trackside loading bins even with a boxcar floor and the coal was shovelled into them. OCS coal for CP in NB for those coal loader derrick contraptions came by boxcar from local mines too.

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