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Norfolk & Western No. 40639

Build Date June 1959
Model/Type Hopper
Status Display

Equipment History

Built in June of 1959 by the Norfolk & Western as no. 40639. This Class H10 3-bay hopper has a 70-ton capacity and is typical of hopper cars used in the 1950s. The car was later renumbered N&W 546864. The hopper was donated to our museum by Norfolk Southern in February of 1994.