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Engine Wiper

Posted - 10/05/2010 :  08:57:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have just come across this picture of a coal car. Maybe one of you would like to add this rare car to your collection


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Posted - 10/05/2010 :  12:22:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Kenstockton

Cool pic! Where is this? Sayreville power plant?

Do you know when this was? I might have to add a power station and make one or two of these.

Curious - how much coal did the RRRR haul over its lines, and when did the coal traffic stop?



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Engine Wiper

Posted - 10/05/2010 :  12:29:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This coal hopper was not transported by the RRRR
This picture was taken at PSE&G power station in Burlington NJ. On the back of the picture is a date of 1954. I was 1 year old. Down there the railroad could have been the PRR or the Reading I am not sure there is no one working that remember the burning coal (They are all kids working there now)

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Posted - 10/06/2010 :  10:03:40 AM  Show Profile  Send snarlman an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Thanks for sharing that shot!
I would guess the power plant in Sayreville, perhaps dupont,hercules,NL and the coal/oil dealer in Milltown?
These photos really get me motivated!


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