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Re: PC: PC Hopper

They also end up at the Kelloggs facility in Omaha.  There is always a cut
of them visible from I-80 between the I-680 interchange and 84th st.

> From: Peearar <Peearar -AT- aol.com>
> To: penn-central -AT- smellycat.com
> Subject: Re: PC: PC Hopper
> Date: Saturday, March 21, 1998 8:08 PM
> rkiefer reported a pack of PC boxcars in the 281300 series, but what
> marks did these cars actually have?  Under PC these were class X79 cars
> to The Kellog Co.  This info can be found both in the ORER and Morning
> new book on PC equipment.  The PC book (a MUST have for even
> the casual fan) goes on to say these cars were
> sold outright to Kellog after Conrail, keeping their numbers.
> A check of my most recent ORER, which is already seven years old, lists
> cars in service out of the original 100, with the reporting marks KELX. 
> how some of the carbody dimensions changed.... must be either inflation
or old
> age. :)
> I suppose they still go in and out of Battle Creek and often get shipped
> groups.  They are 60' cars with a 16' door opening.
> Does anybody know about how many cars of this series are still in PC
> Kellog owns other cars - do they have their own paint scheme?

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