Re: hoppers in interchange,


Agreed Ben,but we can never say never .<g> Armand Premo

----- Original Message -----
From: "benjaminfrank_hom" <>
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Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 5:40 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: hoppers in interchange,

Jim Mischke wrote:
"The main restrictions in the early fifties were on N&W, VGN, L&N,
and C&O hoppers. These hoppers were mandated to go home directly
empty. Also WM."

Armand Premo responded:
"There is plenty of documentation that indicates this rule was
frequently ignored."

Maybe so, but your own Rutland data shows that cars from these roads
were very uncommon among cars providing company coal:

1106 total foreign road hoppers
N&W: 5
VGN: 0
L&N: 1
C&O: 3
WM: 13

Ben Hom

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