Lehigh Valley Composite Hoppers

Rossiter, Mark W <Mark.Rossiter@...>

Several manufacturers offer twin bay composite hoppers decorated for the Lehigh Valley Railroad painted in a freight car red paint scheme.  According to the Anthracite Historical Society's website, the LVRR did have some twin-bay composite hoppers painted black, but there is no mention of any painted freight car red.  An internet search for photos of these cars did not turn up anything.  Did the LVRR actually have any of these cars painted FCR?  

Mark Rossiter 



I found 2 photos of the cars you asked about - 14781 & 14001 - with black diamonds on a lighter colored (freight car red?) background.