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Chesapeake & Ohio Road # 53048
33' Twin Bay Hopper, Composite Sides
Part #MTL-057 00 070 N Scale Supply Price:
Reprint: Sept 2014

This 33’ twin bay hopper with composite sides is painted black with white lettering. Built by American Car
& Foundry in Huntington ,WV in 1944 it runs on Bettendorf trucks. A 3000 car fleet was built with steel
braced wood sides saving many pounds of steel per hopper. In 1953 most of these cars were rebuilt into
all steel hoppers, retaining the outside bracings.

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