Re: Athearn's New HO Three-Bay Covered Hoppers

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Francis Pehowic wrote:
The READING had larger 3500 cubic foot cars. Some of their loadings:
Lime Magnesite Cement Sand Roofing Granules Ground Coal Sugar Ilmenite Limestone
Were they 70-ton or 100-ton cars? Those are all dense cargoes.

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