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From: "Ronald" rdukarm AT roadrunner DOT com
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 20:07:17 -0500
Subject: Re: (erielack) Painting oddities... the covered hoppers
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> 21893 was the only known 21800-series Greenville 3-bay covered hopper to
> receive red paint (which, if memory serves, was supposed to designate soda
> ash service?). And of course, this oddity-of-a-car lasted WELL into
> Conrail
> years wearing its EL paint (I have a shot taken in 1984). It's for this
> reason I lobbied (happily, with success) Athearn to release it as part of
> its latest batch of EL 2893's.
> - Paul


Please see EL 21889. I shot this in 1978. The lettering is white. Not sure
what the body is - red or black. I think I shot it in Buffalo, if not then
Syracuse. I should have marked it. Also, its rare to find these in EL
paint - seems most are Erie.

Ron Dukarm


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