A Dozen New Hoppers

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D&J RailRoad

Professor of HO
BLI had a sale on some refurbished hoppers so I bought a dozen. They arrived today, so after a quick check for coupler height and added some graphite to the axles, I brought up the Trix Big Boy to haul them over to the coaling facility.

 

Greg@mnrr

Section Hand
Ken:

I have a fond liking of unit trains, no matter what they are hauling like ore, coal, oil or ????

Nice video and finding those coal hoppers.

Greg
 
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max diyer

Well-Known Member
My railroad is basically a coal hauler and I've always said - you can't have too many hoppers.
Nice video.
 

otiscnj

Well-Known Member
12 hoppers? That's a drop in the bucket, given your sized layout-ha, ha. I've never really been into hoppers, however as a Reading guy, its a must. Maybe its because as a kid I have an LV 027 hopper that I wasn't too impressed with.
 

D&J RailRoad

Professor of HO
The total number of hoppers is proportional to the layout. OK, I had to go down there and count them. 123.
 
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D&J RailRoad

Professor of HO
I'm getting to it. Did a few of them before starting a project to install a set of crossover tracks last week.
 




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