Re: ACL/SAL Covered Hoppers on Wabash


Allen Rueter
 

Al,

Thank you very much.



Correction on SAL 7040, should of been 7940 ( 7600-7999, P-S '52-53.)



With fewer covered hoppers in 1950, would this traffic have been shipped, bagged in box cars?



--

Allen Rueter StLouis MO

----- Original Message ----
From: al_brown03 <abrown@fit.edu>
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2007 8:06:07 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: ACL/SAL Covered Hoppers on Wabash


Only the shorter of my two replies came through, so let me summarize
> both.


>--- In STMFC@yahoogroups. com, "allen rueter" <allen_282@. ..> wrote:

> >

> > I got a yard log for Martinsburg, MO 1958, (Wabash)

> >

> > Digging thru the archives I see a fair amount of fertilizer came

> > from Florida.

> >

Any one have an idea as to what make of LO (I assume) these are?
> > I'm really more interested what would be appropriate for 1950.


> With one possible exception, all cars listed are two-bay

> covered "cement hoppers", not phosphate cars. See Goolsby, Lines

> South 4th/98, pp 18-23.


> ACL series pre-1960 were:


> 85000-85014 (L-1), P-S '41.

> 85015-85074 (L-3), ACF '49.

> 85100-85699 (L-4), P-S '50-51.

> 86100-86699 (L-5), P-S '53.

> 86700-87299 (L-5), ACF '53-54.

> 87300-88099 (L-5), ACF '57.


> SAL series pre-1960 were:

> 8000-8049 (C1), P-S '40.

> 8050-8099 (C1), Greenville '42.

> 8100-8249 (C1), Bethlehem '47.

> 8250-8449 (C3), Greenville '49.

> 8450-8649, P-S '51.

> 7600-7999, P-S '52-53.

> 7200-7599, ACF '54.

> 8650-8849, ACF '56.

> 30000-30549, ACF '57.


> I don't know what SAL 7040 is: don't have a reference to that series.

> Can't help wondering if the number's correct.


It wasn't :(, should of been 7940


Pierce and Mulberry, Fla., are in the "Bone Valley" phosphate region
> east of Tampa. Pierce is just south of Mulberry on the SAL line to

> Boca Grande, the old Charlotte Harbor & Northern. Don't confuse it

> with *Fort* Pierce, a much larger town on the FEC. See Fischer, "Boca

> Grande: Once a Railroad Town" (privately published, '04), p18.



Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.


>

> The following hoppers appear,

> Apr 29

> ACL | 87156 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

> ACL | 87025 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

>

> Apr 30

> ACL | 87156 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

> ACL | 87025 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> May 12

> SAL | 7040 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

> SAL | 8208 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald < ACF 70T ?

>

> May 14

> SAL | 8208 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> May 21

> ACL | 87749 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

> ACL | 87790 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

>

> May 22

> ACL | 87790 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> May 29

> SAL | 30021 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

> SAL | 30156 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

>

> Jul 1

> ACL | 87906 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> Jul 7

> SAL | 8096 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> Sept 26

> ACL | 87786 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

>

> Sept 29

> ACL | 87786 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> Oct 1

> ACL | 87615 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

>

> Oct 2

> ACL | 87615 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> Oct 9

> ACL | 86768 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

>

> Oct 10

> ACL | 86768 | EH | Mty | Mulberry Fla.

>

> Oct 28

> ACL | 85404 | EH | Mty | Pierce Fla.

>

> Nov 4

> ACL | 87700 | EH | Mty | Mulberry Fla.

> ACL | 87806 | LH | Fertz | Kersting & Fennewald

>

> Allen Rueter

> St. Louis MO







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