N&W HL hopper questions

cornbeltroute <cornbeltroute@...>

1) Using a scale ruler and photos, the rivet heads on the HL hoppers
come out at 1.68 inches in diameter. Are they as large as 1-1/2
inches, or am I way off on my measurements?

2) Z-bar channels on the car ends measures out to 6 inches wide
overall, 3-1/4 inches width for the surface furthest from the car. Do
these seem reasonable measurements?

3) Grab irons measure out to 3/4 inches wide. Too narrow?

4) The angle iron mounted at the cars' four corners, what thickness
might these be? 1/4 inch? 3/8 inch?

Thanks much,

Brian Chapman
Cedar Rapids, Iowa


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