Re: N&W H10 hopper kit .. it's coming

Andy Harman

At 11:20 AM 4/13/2011 -0400, you wrote:
Roughly when were the H10 hoppers built?
1956 (single prototype), production 1957 thru the unmentionable next zero-year.

Total cars built = 8000. Less than I thought, but still a sizeable hunk of the fleet.

N&W was still mostly a steam railroad at the time, so they qualify as steam era cars by any criteria, even though many were still in service by the time the space shuttle was flying.


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