Re: the owner of the first tank car behind the locomotive


Todd Sullivan
 

And Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Company (CCBX reporting marks) had large operations in South Charleston, Clendenin and Institute, WV, and in Texas City and Seadrift, TX.  They produced a lot of industrial  chemicals including ethylene, Bakelite, butadiene and styrene.

Interesting history on the Union Carbide website and Wikipedia.

Todd Sullivan
Liverpool, NY

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