Re: Virginia Chemical Tank Cars

James E Kubanick

Those brass models were imported by MTS way back when. I made new tanks out of aluminum tubing, making the car lighter but still on the heavy side.

Jim Kubanick
Morgantown WV

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 7:06:18 PM EST, gary laakso <vasa0vasa@...> wrote:

As I recall a brass importer brought in cannister cars with the cannisters made out of solid aluminum, making the car much heavier than most brass heavyweight passenger cars.


Gary Laakso

Northwest of Mike Brock


From: <> On Behalf Of Tim O'Connor
Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Virginia Chemical Tank Cars


I think the "106A500" tank cars are cannister tank cars like this drawing.

On 2/17/2020 3:34 PM, Dave Parker via Groups.Io wrote:

A little later than you requested, but there they are:

Dave Parker
Swall Meadows, CA




Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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