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Penn Gas Coal Co. Road # 3310
33' Twin Bay Hopper, Rib Sides
Part #MTL-056 00 420 N Scale Supply Price:
New: Aug 2013

This 33’ twin bay hopper with rib sides is painted black with the white ‘Iron Cross’ logo and white lettering. It was built in 1909 and runs on Bettendorf trucks. The Irwin Gas Coal Basin is an area in Westmoreland and Venango Counties, Pennsylvania. It encompasses the townships of North Huntingdon,Penn, Sewickley, Salem, South Huntingdon, Hempfield and Irwin, and the boroughs of Murrysville, Export and Delmont. The coal mined in the district was unsuitable for use as coke. However, it was ideal for gasification and conversion into coal gas. Penn Gas Coal Co. was one of seven companies that dominated the Irwin Basin.


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