Re: Fw: loaded hopper interchanges

benjaminfrank_hom <b.hom@...>

Earl Myers asked:
"During WW2, would you find any N&W N2 hoppers on PRR main lines or
branches west of Pittsburg[h]?"

You do mean Class H2, right? No such animal on the N&W as a "Class
N_" hopper car.

"I assume that era of N2s had the smaller 17" N&W letters?"

Correct. The "bold" N&W didn't come into use until 1951. Here are a
few broadside photos of Class H2A hoppers from the Virginia Tech
collection that might help:



Here's the link to the Virginia Tech Transportation Collection
homepage, which has a search engine:

Ben Hom

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