In a message dated 3/30/2005 8:21:16 P.M. Mountain Standard Time,
They solved that problem by hiring big guys to beat on the sides of the
car with large hammers. This had the deleterious effect on the car sides
that you might expect.
---> While it was sand, not coal, if you haven't seen it, you should pick up
the Spring 2005 issue of Classic Trains and read "A new way to unload sand"
on page 105. It's an hilarious description on how NOT to unload a car.
Brian R. Termunde
West Jordan, Utah
"Ship and Travel the Grand Canyon Line!"
Grand Canyon Railway