Re: DL&W 18000 series hoppers


The GA drawings say 12'6" high, top of rail to the top of the running board, and 9'9" wide over side plates, 37' 0 3/4" truck centers.


In a message dated 04/05/09 17:48:55 Eastern Daylight Time, writes:
Mike and Ed,
Thanks for the 47' length on the DL&W soda ash hopper, and yes Ed, I
see I made a numerical error in my original post :-[ 18000-18099 is
more like it!
I am also wondering about the listed 12' height on these top of running board?
Ed, are the drawings at the Museum of Transportation in St Louis
available at the museum? I will be going there this coming summer for
the S scale convention.
Thanks again gents!
Bud Rindfleisch

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