Re: General covered hopper questions (Was: Re: Frisco PS2)

Tim O'Connor

Tim, what you wrote is true, but don't misquote Shawn. He said
"70 ton cement hopper", which is not the same thing as writing
"70 ton covered hopper". People who have been looking at these
things for a long time (like most STMFC members) know that those
terms together imply a 2 bay covered hopper of around 2000cft or

Tim O'Connor

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From: Tim Gilbert <>

"70-Ton" is not a good descriptive adjective for a covered hopper
particularly in the 1950's.

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