Re: only 3 side ladders on ACF double dome tank?


From Ed Hawkins's article in RP CYC 10, pp 76-105, on multi-compartment ACF Type 27 tank cars: twin-compartment tanks typically had two ladders, either centered on the car directly opposite each other, or diagonally opposite (one even with each dome). It would be highly unusual for a twin-compartment car to have three ladders, not to say some oddity didn't.

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.

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