Are these cars longer than 40 foot? Maybe the camera angle makes
the cars look long. What are the reporting marks?
Was salt mined in the Cincinnati area?
At 11:45 AM 3/9/2018, you wrote:
Iâ€™m not sure if youâ€™re trying to say that these are have steel tanks.
If you are then I believe that you are incorrect. If you examine
the photograph very carefully, it is clear that the tanks are wood.
Thus, they are (nearly) identical to the vinegar tank cars and that makes
a lot of sense. I also note that they appear to be be style with 2
tanks per car.
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On Mar 9, 2018, at 10:31 AM,
This 1926 builder's photo is
from the Indiana Historical Society website:
I imagine these cars carried various salt compounds. To my eye
they look a bit like steel versions of vinegar tank cars with wooden
What else is known about such cars?
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