Larry Sexton wrote:
I tend to think that the entry into my January 1942 ORER was based on an
Don't forget that the D&H had hopper bottom USRA SS boxcars they used toLarry,
Appreciate the additional data; you might be right. Went back through my matertials, and found a bit more info. This was written in as additional notes in the '49 freight car diagram book.
"Series 15950-15969, 20 cars, built for the transporation of bulk cement containers. Obsoleted by covered hoppers in 1954 and returned to regular service, used to haul gasoline, 1943-1946."
A second note reads, "Series 15900-15914, 15 cars, identical to the bulk cement cars, except fitted to carry 12 'sugar cube' type containers for the tansportation of lime, no access openings in the cars sides"
Modeling the D&H Penn Division
Erie Jefferson Division
in "O" Scale, Summer, 1952