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Photo: Mystery Cars


Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Mystery Cars

An undated photo from West Virginia University:

https://wvhistoryonview.org/image/025947.jpg

These cars appear to be gondolas with extensions. Anyone have an idea what these cars were used for?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Schleigh Mike
 

Coke cars, Bob---AKA Coke Racks

Mike Schleigh in Grove City, Penna.

On Thursday, July 9, 2020, 12:57:24 PM EDT, Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:


Photo: Mystery Cars

An undated photo from West Virginia University:

https://wvhistoryonview.org/image/025947.jpg

These cars appear to be gondolas with extensions. Anyone have an idea what these cars were used for?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Roger Huber <trainpainter@...>
 

Maybe cheap coke cars?

Roger Huber
Deer Creek Locomotive Works


On Thursday, July 9, 2020, 11:57:24 AM CDT, Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:


Photo: Mystery Cars

An undated photo from West Virginia University:

https://wvhistoryonview.org/image/025947.jpg

These cars appear to be gondolas with extensions. Anyone have an idea what these cars were used for?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


O Fenton Wells
 

Probably for hauling coke
Fenton

On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 12:57 PM Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb=verizon.net@groups.io> wrote:

Photo: Mystery Cars

An undated photo from West Virginia University:

https://wvhistoryonview.org/image/025947.jpg

These cars appear to be gondolas with extensions. Anyone have an idea what these cars were used for?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA



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Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
 


Hi List Members,
 
I agree, almost certainly these are gons with side extension racks for coke loading
 
Some PRR examples are shown at the links below...
 
 
 
 
Claus Schlund
 
 

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Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2020 1:32 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Mystery Cars

Probably for hauling coke
Fenton

On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 12:57 PM Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb=verizon.net@groups.io> wrote:

Photo: Mystery Cars

An undated photo from West Virginia University:

https://wvhistoryonview.org/image/025947.jpg

These cars appear to be gondolas with extensions. Anyone have an idea what these cars were used for?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA



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Fenton Wells
250 Frye Rd
Pinehurst NC 28374
910-420-8106
srrfan1401@...