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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Open Hopper - 3-Bay Composite

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Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Open Hopper - 3-Bay Composite
Name Open Hopper, 3-Bay Composite
Region North America
Category Rail
Type Rolling Stock (Freight)
SubType Open Hopper
Variety 3-Bay Composite
Manufacturer Various (Details)
Era Era II: Late Steam (1901 - 1938)



History: Composite side hoppers use a wooden sides with steel bracing. They are heavier than all-steel cars, but at their time of manufacture, wood was a cheaper and more readily available material than steel, and when full loaded, the weight of the car was a small fraction of the overall weight and thus the difference was largely irrelevant.

Railroad/Company: This set of items is comprised of more than one name. Please look at the component items for details on the specific roadnames and/or manufacturers.


Item Links: We found: 1 different collections associated with Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Open Hopper - 3-Bay Composite
Item created by: gdm on 2019-07-08 10:22:08

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