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D&RGW Hoppers 1960 - 1993


19663
Photo by James Griffin
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Series Lbs Type IL CuFt Bldr Mon Yr Ret Commodity HO Kit N Kit
Paint
Design Notes
7001-7150 200 HT 45-00 3433 C&O 7=12- 79* . Coal LL, BOWS LL, Atlas, Con
1
3 bay,13 rib, rivt *Ex-UMP 7276­7432 via HLMX -90
7201-7233 200 HT 46-04 3570 N&W 3=7- 79* . Coal BACH .
1
3 bay,13 rib, rivt *Ex-UMP 6000­6599 via HLMX -90
12000-12499 200 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 7=9- 79 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
12500-12849 200 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 5- 82 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
14600-14799 154 HT 39-10 2600 BSC JTN 6- 66 . Coal, Stone STW .
3
3 bay, 13 rib, rivt, PRR H-39 design .
14800-14999 154 HT 39-10 2600 BSC JTN 1- 66 . Coal, Stone STW .
3
3 bay, 13 rib, rivt, PRR H-39 design .
16000-16159 199 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 10- 75 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
16160-16274 199 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 8- 74 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
16275-16374 199 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 2- 72 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt Reinforcing angles
16375-16624 199 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 7=9- 71 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt Reinforcing angles
16625-16774 199 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 3- 69 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt Reinforcing angles
16775-16874 199 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 4- 68 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt Reinforcing angles
16875-16999 199 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 5- 64 . Coal WAL TW
3
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt Reinforcing angles
17000-17199 154 HT 40-07 2700 BSC JTN 9- 57 . Coal, Stone STW .
3
3 bay, 15 rib, weld, NYC design .
17200-17499 154 HT 40-07 2700 ACF HTG 2=3- 58 . Coal, Stone STW .
3
3 bay, 15 rib, weld, NYC design .
17500-17699 154 HT 39-10 2603 BSC JTN 10- 60 . Coal, Stone STW .
3
3 bay, 13 rib, rivt, PRR H-39 design .
17700-17899 154 HT 39-10 2603 BSC JTN - 62 . Coal, Stone STW .
3
3 bay, 13 rib, rivt, PRR H-39 design .
18500-18999 154 HT 42-08 2785 PSC - 52 <93 Coal, Stone Atlas ATH
3
3 bay, 10 rib,*weld Models have rivets; prototypes were welded
19000-19194 2nd 200 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 10- 75 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
19195-19394 2nd 200 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 6=7- 77 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
19395-19644 200 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 12- 77 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
19645-19944 200 HT 47-11 3483 BSC JTN 12- 78 . Coal WAL TW
2
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
24800-24999 154 HK 40-05 2519 ACF - 46 <93 Ballast*, Coal

MDC,Atlas

Atlas
3
9 rib offset, rivt, Rodgers design *Slag ballast from Leadville
25000-25099 1st 154 HK 40-05 2519 ACF - 37 <80 Ballast*, Coal

MDC Atlas

Atlas
3
9 rib offset, rivt, Rodgers design *Slag ballast from Leadville
25000-25099 2nd 154 HK 29-03 1958 RBLT/RE# 4-78= 81 . Ballast* ECW .
4
Side gates, roof removed Ex-18000 series 2 bay LOs,*Slag
25100-25174 199 HK 48-01 3650 GSC GV 7- 73 . Ballast* . .
2
15 rib, weld *Slag ballast from Leadville
40119-40430 2nd 196 HT 50-11 3600 GSC GV -75= 76* . Coal . .
1
4 bay, 15 rib, rivt *Ex-SOU 78400-78799 in -90
40500-40624 2nd 197 HT 50-11 3610 TRN GV 12- 90 . Coal . .
1
4 bay, 13 rib, rivt .
40625-40734 2nd 200 HT 47-08 4000 GSC - 74* . Coal WAL* .
1
3 bay, 13 rib, rivt, Yellow rotary end *Ex-AEPX 1&SHY;3200 via HLMX in -92
40735-41023 2nd 200 HT 47-08 4000 GSC - 74* . Coal WAL* .
1
3 bay, 13 rib, rivt, Yellow rotary end *Ex-AEPX 1&SHY;3200 via HLMX in -92
70001-70240 2nd 201 HT 47-08 4000 GSC GV 1=2- 79* <93 Coal WAL* .
1
3 bay,13 rib, rivt, White or Blue rotary end *Ex-WP 70001-70240 in -82, neePLMX
222003-223093 200 HT - 4000 TC 3=4- 86* . Coal . .
1
3 bay, 15 rib, weld, Yellow rotory end *Ex-KCS same #s via HLMX in -93

Paint Scheme


1. Spartan re-stencil or repaint
2. Black, white stacked Rio Grande, 1968-on
3. Black, white flying Rio Grande, 1952-64
4. Light gray, black flying Rio Grande, optional herald plate, 1942-64

Key


Lbs Weight capacity in lbs x 1,000
Type AAR car type code (i.e. XM = boxcar, etc
IL Interior Length or tank
Builder ACF = American Car & Foundry; BSC = Bethlehem Steel Car; CSCC = Chicago Steel Car Co.; GATC = General American Transportation Co.; H&B = Haskell & Barker; IC&E = Illinois Car & Equipment; KCSS = Kansas City Structural Steel; LCC = Litchfield Car Co; MPC = Michigan-Peninsular Car; MC&F = Missouri Car & Foundry; MCW = Michgan Car Works; MVC = Mt. Vernon Car (PSC); OFC = Ohio Falls Car; PAC = Pennsylvania Car; PCC = Peninsular Car Co.; PSC = Pressed Steel Car; PS = Pullman-Standard; PUL = Pullman; SSC = Standard Steel Car; W&F = Wells & French; WSCF = Western Steel Car & Foundry (PSC)
Year Month and Year built
Retired Last year class was listed in ORER
Commodity Most commonly shipped
HO Kit & N Kit Closest available kit or RTR: * indicates needs modifications; () indicates stand-in only. Manufacturers: ACCU=Accurail; AMB=Ambroid; ATH=Athearn; ATLAS=Atlas; BACH=Bachmann; BL=Branchline Trains; BOWS=Bowser; CBT=C&BT Shops; CON=Con-Cor; CUS=Custom Rail Shops; DA=Details Associates; DVFC=Delaware Valley Freight Car; E&C=E&C Shops; ECW=Eastern Car Works; EEL=Eel River Models; DLX=DeLuxe Innovations; FRP=Front Range Products; GLOR=Gloor Craft; IMT=Intermountain; LAM=Lambert; LL=Life-Like; McK=McKean Models; MDC=Model Die Casting; MT=Micro Trains; OMI=Overland Models; P2K=Proto 2000; PFM=Pacific Fast Mail; PIT=Pittsburgh Scale Models; PM=Precision Masters; RC= Red Caboose; RR=Robins Rails; STW=Stewart Hobbies; TICH=Tichy Train Group; WAL=Walthers; WEST=Westerfield;
Design General design features: YSD=Youngstown Sliding Door, YPD=Youngstown Plug Door; YPDX=Youngstown Plug Door Exterior Post; PPD=Pullman " Plug Door; SPD4=Superior Plug Door; ID=Improved Dreadnaught ends, cush=cushioned underframe, Duryea=Duryea cush u.f., FS=ACF Freight Saver cush u.f., Waugh=Waugh cush u.f., EOC=end of car cushioning
Notes General notes
 

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