Re: Erie Highside Gondolas

Schuyler Larrabee

-----Original Message-----
From: raildata@... [mailto:raildata@...]
Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2004 11:18 AM
To: STMFC@...
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Erie Highside Gondolas

The plans for the gon being discussed were in
one issue of
the CBC. the car has sides about 6 ft. high and
was made in
HO by Tyco (or Mantua?) years ago.

About half of the cars owned by the Erie were
rebuilt into
True quad hoppers by adding slope sheets and
hopper car bays and doors on the bottom. From
the side the
car appears unchanged except for the four
hoppers extending
below the car side.

Chuck Y
Boulder CO
Right, but the ends do look different, before and


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