Operating Era: 1898-1980. Pennsylvania RR, Jamison Coal Co., Berwind White, New River & Pocahontas Coal Co., Baltimore & Ohio. The second Pennsy all-steel design, over 25,000 GLA hoppers were built for the railroad, its susidiaries and the mines it serviced. Delivered both before and after the safety appliances
act both styles are modeled in separate kits which feature one-piece hopper interiors for easy
Cars delivered after 1911 and upgraded cars were identical. Standard drop grabs were
located at the corners of the end and sides. They ran unchanged until AB
brakes were applied in the 1940's.