Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
Weaver 80-Ton Ore Hopper Car - LCAC ComCar ® Programme

 

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Ontario Northland Transportation Commission 3-bay, steel, offset-side, 80-Ton ore hopper car with flat ends.

Production Model. Ontario Northland Transportation Commission. Weaver 3-bay, steel, offset-side, 80-Ton ore hopper car with flat ends. Above is version with 3-rail trucks and couplers. Below is version with 2-rail trucks and couplers, and "Return" logo.

Ontario Northland Transportation Commission 3-bay, steel, offset-side, 80-Ton ore hopper car with flat ends.

Return to CNR via Buffalo for ore loading - Dane, Ontatio, Canada              Ontario's Development Road

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Ontario Northland Transportation Commission

Weaver 3-Bay, Steel, Offset-side, 80-Ton Ore Hopper Car with Flat Ends

Catalogue No. 0826

  • TRUE Limitied Edition: only 160 cars = 50 3-car sets issued.
  • Carbody, type, and graphics on model are prototypically correct.
  • Prototype HT series. 175 cars, 140100-140174.
  • Built for the Ontario Northland in 1946, by National Steel Car.
  • 1965 to 1971: 75 cars equipped for iron ore traffic, 80-ton capacity.
  • Assigned service from Adams Mine near Dane, Ontario.
  • Oxide red, white lettering and graphics.
  • Originally lettered with only the words Ontario Northland.
  • Actual color red varied due to the weather.
  • Circle says RETURN TO CNR VIA BUFFALO FOR ORE LOADING DANE ONTARIO CANADA.
  • Some cars used in coal service to Pittsburgh and Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Downgraded and re-numbered in the 2200-series in later years for ballast service.

 

Prototype.

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