Re: a nice shot of UTLX 59762

Tom Vanwormer

The Pacific Electric Rwy in SoCal used a similar arrangement in their Arrowhead Water Tank Cars about this same period.
Tom VanWormer
Monument CO

Ian Cranstone wrote:


On 2014-03-21, at 1:47 PM, <abrown@...> <abrown@...> wrote:

Somewhere I've seen a photo of a three-compartment tank car which lacked outer sheathing between the partitions, so the three tanks had space between them -- strange-looking indeed.

There's one here:

This is a car built by Canadian Car & Foundry in 8/1920 for Imperial Oil.  Earlier orders looked to have some sheet steel applied between the tanks to at least make it look like a larger tank, such as:

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