Modeling Notes: S-Helper Service Covered Hopper (2-bay)

Prototype


(photo © Edwin Kirstatter)

According to Don Thompson, the two-bay rebuilt covered hoppers are based on the Central Railroad of New Jersey prototype from a set of prototype general arrangement drawings supplied by ARHS. They are based on the later Reading cars, all made from USRA 50-ton hoppers.

References

Copyright © 2019 NASG, Inc.; all rights reserved