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Hi Schuyler and List Members,
It's a primitive bridge so people can walk across the gully or drainage
ditch or brook or swampy area that is underneath the plank. Note the stair steps
on both ends of the 'extended plank' as you called it
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Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 12:02
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Some views of
Penn Gas Coal Co equipment...
is that for?
the photo, second link below, there is something odd at the lower
first glance I thought “That’s a silly place for a diving board.” But
then I wondered what IS that for?
no track on which cars could be run that the extended plank would
is that for?
Some views of Penn Gas Coal Co
PGCCo 2807, a PRR class GL hopper clone, reweigh date might
Next there is a Penn Gas Coal Co mine. The hopper closest
to the camera appears to be a PRR class GLa clone and not a car belonging to
the PRR since the numeric (3270 as near as I can tell) end reporting mark
style does not match PRR paint and lettering practice. I do have an
image of another PGCCo GLa clone, PGCCo 3310, and so the number 3270 could
easily fall into the PGCCo number range. This very well may be a PGCCo car,
but I cannot say for sure
According to the article "PENNSY GLa HOPPERS" by Burg (RMJ
Feb2002) Penn Gas Coal Co was 'taken over by Westmoreland Coal' in