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

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Vehicle - 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.

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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