Lehigh Valley Hoppers, 2-bay Covered

Manufacturer:S-Helper Service
Manufacturer ID:01858
Category:Hoppers, 2-bay Covered
Road Name:Lehigh Valley
Road Number:90006
Product Type:Ready-to-Run
Modeling Notes:view our page
Also produced as SHS #01859 (road number 900008). These LV covered hoppers were re-built, in company shops, in the late 1940s, from older USRA-design open coal hoppers. The re-built cars were used for sand service for diesels in the 1950s and 1960s (the model is marked as such).
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model owned by Holt Apgar
photo © Holt Apgar

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