Re: ICC 105 tanks and BLI 6k tank

Tony Thompson

Garth Groff wrote:


Question, due to the heavy weight of this chemical, did these cars have heavier trucks and maybe other beefed up construction, or was the small gallonage enough compensate for the load.

      I believe the latter. This was in fact common with tank cars, and later very much so with covered hoppers: make the car fit the density of the load.

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