This is what my type of hopper would have looked like, In BR Days.
My thanks goes to the railway author, Peter Tatlow. For his advice, and the...
From the searches I've done. My wagon might be a one off now ? If I could get some funding / a grant. I would consider rebuilding it, as a hopper...
I've just found a great web site, on the Grimethorpe Coalite wagons.
I think I'm going in the right direction now.
Have a look at this photo too, from the NRM archives.
Many thanks for your post. Here is another photo, which may help more. I'm in no doubt, it has been a hopper.
Just not 193254.
A photo of my wagon.
If anyone has a copy of Peter Tatlows, " A Pictorial Record of LNER Wagons "
Look at page 63, plates 126 and 127 show examples of these wagons....
I would like to find out if any other sort of wagon was built on this type of chassis. Were any turned into plank wagons, for example ?
I'm like you, I use BS 381C paints. I get mine from Tor Paints. They are based in Birtley.
I am after some help. I own a cut down hopper wagon. I think it was part of a batch of wagons, destined to go to France during WWII....
Does anyone know where I can get these from ?
I'll send you an email.
Many thanks Richard. There are some very useful diagrams in that file.
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