Re: A B&M USRA composite gon at a coal mine in West Virginia (undated)
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Maybe. Might have been a while since it was last on B&M rails, and even then . . .
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Don Burn
Sent: Friday, July 02, 2021 2:01 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] A B&M USRA composite gon at a coal mine in West Virginia (undated)
It could be post war but the paint looks reasonable fresh and if it is postwar the herald would be different.
Dave, I’m looking at the construction methods and materials of that mind building, and I think it may well be into the late 40s. Post war, I ‘d say.
Eric, thanks for the photoshop work, the picture was near worthless to me otherwise.
I massaged the image in Photoshop by adjusting levels and sharpening a bit. See the attached.
It's great to see several gondolas loaded and on the ready track at this coal mine.