Dundee Cement Covered Hoppers

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Dundee Cement Covered Hoppers

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Posted by Cwayne on 4/24/2020, 3:27 pm
IF MY MEMORY SERVES ME RIGHT, I RECALL SEEING A PHOTO OF A DUNDEE CEMENT LETTERED PS2 STYLE COVERED HOPPER. I CANT RECALL IF IT WAS JUST A MODEL OR WAS THERE REALLY A PROTOTYPE CAR. IF SO COULD SOMEONE SHARE A PHOTO? THANKS IN ADVANCE.
Yes, there is a prototype for the Dundee Cement car. As Fritz Milhaupt pointed out they are out there.
Posted by Ren Farley on 4/24/2020, 8:10 pm, in reply to "Dundee Cement Covered Hoppers?"
Hasn't the Dundee cement production facility been
dormant for almost 20 years?
Production ended around 2009 but it may be used as a distribution center for it's current occupant, Buzzi Unicem, and receive inbound cement.
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Re: Dundee Cement Covered Hoppers

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I have in my a picture of UTLX 80209 1972 era by David Woodruff in Dundee Cement paint, they also had 70 ton cars with Dundee Cement similiar to Ann Arbor RR cars.

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HI Henry, I haven't been able to find a picture of the UTLX Dundee Cement cars. Would you happen to have a picture you can post?
Henry F. Burger wrote:I have in my a picture of UTLX 80209 1972 era by David Woodruff in Dundee Cement paint, they also had 70 ton cars with Dundee Cement similiar to Ann Arbor RR cars.
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Re: Dundee Cement Covered Hoppers

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The attached photo (in slide format) is for sale on ebay at the moment, available here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/373036818140. Interesting that it's not a UTLX car, but CRDX, as was the Northern Michigan Railroad Club's 2018 car.
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