locked Re: Mystery Hopper Class


Justin May
 

Evan,
The "Big Reds" look like they were constructed by Thrall in 1972,
though a Pullman-Standard car (20 panels compared to 18 panels on the
Thrall car) were constructed as early as 1964 and 1966. Forgive my
ignorance on these groups, and I'm not sure if the Pullman Standard
cars would be included in the term.

SOU 75000-75799, 5/1964, Pullman Standard
SOU 75800-76599, 9/1966, Pullman Standard

http://canadianfreightcargallery.ca/cgi-bin/image.pl?i=sou75047&o=sou
http://canadianfreightcargallery.ca/cgi-bin/image.pl?i=sou76070&o=sou
http://canadianfreightcargallery.ca/cgi-bin/image.pl?i=sou75309&o=sou

Justin May

On Fri, Apr 10, 2020 at 11:19 PM Evan Miller via groups.io
<nsrailfan82=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:

Thanks for the builders photos Justin. Didn’t know they had red trucks as well. Southern sure loved to have lettering all over their coal cars! I’ve never seen another railroad with as much data and warnings on theirs as Southern had.

When were the first Big Reds delivered by the way?

-Evan Miller

On Apr 10, 2020, at 7:49 PM, Justin May <westpointroute@gmail.com> wrote:


Good memory. SOU 78800-79299, PS, Lot 9883, 7=8/75.
Pullman Standard builders photos -

http://canadianfreightcargallery.ca/cgi-bin/image.pl?i=sou78802&o=sou
http://canadianfreightcargallery.ca/cgi-bin/image.pl?i=sou79263&o=sou

Justin May



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