BN BN Covered Hoppers

Hardcoaler Nov 20, 2016

  1. Hardcoaler

    Hardcoaler TrainBoard Member

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    Found these two BN Covered Hoppers yesterday in Columbia, SC. The one with the large logo has some graffiti on it, but I thought it was worth capturing.

    2016-11-19 BN 461829 Covered Hopper Columbia SC - for upload.jpg 2016-11-19 BN 467345 Covered Hopper Columbia SC - for upload.jpg
     
  2. BoxcabE50

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    We still see a fair number of these passing through my area.
     
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    When I took these picture I was thinking of that -- these are a common sight in your region. I also took another of a clean round-and-brown BNSF covered hopper, recalling that some of y'all call unit trains of them "earthworms"! :) These cars too are a special sight for me.
     
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    Ha ha. Yes. "Earthworms." But usually there are at least a few of the non-brown thrown in, to spoil the effect.
     
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