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
 
 
 

----- Original Message -----
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
LOL!"

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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