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« Reply #20 on: Feb 17th, 2011, 11:30pm »
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Next up: in 1957 the LV leased 10 Airslide hoppers from GATC, Road No.'s 43101-43110.

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« Reply #21 on: Feb 17th, 2011, 11:33pm »
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Airslide hopper car diagram

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« Reply #22 on: Feb 19th, 2011, 6:49am »
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In 1958 the cars were purchased from GATC and renumbered 55000-55009. Then it would purchase 10 additional cars in 1963, 55010-55019, they were used for bulk flour transport from Buffalo.

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« Reply #23 on: Mar 15th, 2011, 9:11pm »
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Well this isn't really unique, except maybe for the fact the the Lehigh Valley received the very first run of PS-1 Box cars from Pullman Standard in 1947. Through 1948 they would purchase 500 cars, road no.s 62000-62499. Pictured is 62008.

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« Reply #24 on: Mar 15th, 2011, 9:21pm »
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In 1950 the LV would purchase an additional 500 cars, road no.s 62500-62999. Pictured is 62545 which may have been a one-of-a-kind paint job in the mid sixties.

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« Reply #25 on: Mar 15th, 2011, 9:26pm »
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Starting in 1961 the LV would acquire some former Buffalo Creek PS-1's (from the 1500-1999 series, built 1953),renumbered 1501 - 1999. Pictured is LV 1709.

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« Reply #26 on: Mar 16th, 2011, 6:00am »
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In 1969 and 1973 the LV would lease 125 rebuilt PS-1's from USRE from their own 62500-62999 series, 70 cars would be delivered in 1969 (rd no.s 65000-65069) and 55 in 1973 (rd no.s 65070-65124). Pictured is LV 65100.

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« Reply #27 on: Mar 21st, 2011, 4:09pm »
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In April 0f 1958, General Steel Castings would manufacturer a 45' Well Pocket Flat (LV 9955) for the LV.

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« Reply #28 on: Mar 22nd, 2011, 10:00pm »
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Bethlehem Steel built 600, 52' Drop End Gondolas w/ 3'-6" sides and wood floor in 1941-1942. Road No.'s in series was 32000-32599. Pictured is LV 32042.

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« Reply #29 on: Mar 22nd, 2011, 10:02pm »
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32000 series car diagram.

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« Reply #30 on: Mar 24th, 2011, 6:44am »
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In 1942 Bethlehem Steel built 560, 33', 55-ton, composite, twin hoppers for the Lehigh Valley. 507 were still on the 1960 roster and by 1964 only 37 remained. Road numbers for the series was 14001-14560.

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« Reply #31 on: Mar 24th, 2011, 9:20pm »
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14001 Series diagram

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« Reply #32 on: Mar 25th, 2011, 12:32pm »
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In 1942 the LV would obtain 100, 50' Automobile Box cars, which featured the "A" End Doors (9' 7" opening) and Double Side Doors (15' opening).
Built by AC&F, delivered Road No.'s 8500 - 8599.


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« Reply #33 on: Mar 27th, 2011, 6:31am »
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Here's another AC&F contribution to the LV roster. 100 delivered in 1956, road numbers 8600-8699, 50' Box, wood lined with 9' single side doors. (pictured is 8600)

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« Reply #34 on: Mar 27th, 2011, 6:38am »
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Here's a color shot of LV 8682

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« Reply #35 on: Apr 5th, 2011, 7:49pm »
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In 1924, AC&F built 24, 52' Express Milk Service cars for the Lehigh Valley, Road No.'s 1120-1144. Pictured below is one such car, but by the time of this picture, it is in use for company ice service.

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« Reply #36 on: Apr 5th, 2011, 7:54pm »
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Plan & Elevation of the Express Milk Service Car

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« Reply #37 on: Apr 5th, 2011, 7:56pm »
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End & Section Views

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« Reply #38 on: Apr 11th, 2011, 9:28pm »
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The Lehigh Valley purchased 500, 33', 55-ton, 2-bay hoppers, built by Bethlehem Steel in 1948. Road numbers 12900-13399. Pictured is LV 13356.

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« Reply #39 on: Apr 11th, 2011, 9:50pm »
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In 1934 the LV purchased 50, 65' drop end gondolas from the PRR, G26 class, road numbers 34000-34049. Below is the G26 diagram.

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