Re: Mathieson Tank Cars

Claus Schlund \(HGM\)

Hi Ben,
Your statement is of course completely correct - I was refering to the notion that nothing about this car's construction makes a 1919 build date plausible.
Claus Schlund

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Sent: Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:42 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Mathieson Tank Cars

Claus Schlund wrote:
"I like how the car is stencilled NEW 8-19

Not weird at all.  Tank cars were billed by volume, not weight, so they were light weighed only once during their service lives - when built.  We've pointed this out numerous times over they years on both lists.

Ben Hom

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