Re: Semet-Solvay-Allied Chemical history?


water.kresse@...
 

That is why most of us are in the group! 


From: "Pierre Oliver"
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Friday, March 21, 2014 4:06:54 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Semet-Solvay-Allied Chemical history?

Al,
I should have been more specific about the time frames that I was
thinking of. The perils of a group which such far ranging interests. The
advantage is that one can learn stuff , and that's always good.

Pierre Oliver
www.elgincarshops.com
www.yarmouthmodelworks.com


On 3/21/2014 3:58 PM, water.kresse@... wrote:
>
> Pierre,
>
>
>             There lies the issue with a group that each member has his
>             "own era modeled" that is different from many of the
>             others' interests.  My narrow era of interest for the C&O
>             Rwy spans 1868 thru 1965.  We do seem to have more images
>             of "generic black" tank cars in area of the Semet-Solvay
>             and Ashland Oil facilities near Ashland and Russell, KY,
>             randomly popping up in yard shots.
>
>
>             Al Kresse
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> *From: *"Pierre Oliver"
> *To: *STMFC@...
> *Sent: *Friday, March 21, 2014 3:25:43 PM
> *Subject: *Re: [STMFC] Semet-Solvay-Allied Chemical history?
>
> Alright. I went too far back in the "Way Back Machine".
> Let's talk about, post 1940.
>
> Pierre Oliver
> www.elgincarshops.com
> www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
>
> On 3/21/2014 3:20 PM, water.kresse@... wrote:
> >
> > Negative, the Semet-Solvay Company goes back to the 1890s with their
> > recovery coke ovens going into business in the early 1900s . . . . and
> > there where merged into what became the Allied Chemical Co in 1920.
> >
> > Al Kresse
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > *From: *"Pierre Oliver"
> > *To: *STMFC@...
> > *Sent: *Friday, March 21, 2014 3:11:36 PM
> > *Subject: *[STMFC] Semet-Solvay-Allied Chemical history?
> >
> > It is my understanding that Semet-Solvay was always a part of Allied
> > Chemical, even though the Semt-Solvay tankcars, as delivered, had no
> > markings to show Allied Chemical affiliation.
> > I have a photo showing a Semet-Solvay car with a small Allied Chemical
> > rectangle herald of undetermined date and a later image of a tankcar
> > with a large Allied Chemical herald.
> > Can anyone help with rough dates as to when these markings were in use?
> > Thanks
> >
> > --
> > Pierre Oliver
> > www.elgincarshops.com
> > www.yarmouthmodelworks.com
> >
> >
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