Re: Photos: Assorted Tank Cars

Steve and Barb Hile
 

Very cool photos.  They are all UTLX cars.

 

In the first one, from left to right

 

UTLX 72152         8000 gallon GAT Type 19 – Tangent HO model

UTLX 13215         6500 gallon Class X

UTLX 2171           6500 gallon Class X-3 single dome car that has been converted to a three compartment car

UTLX ??                10000 gallon ACF built Type 21 four course tank – P2K model

 

The second photo, continues to the left from UTLX 72152 and includes

 

UTLX 76436         Another 8000 gallon GAT

Three UTLX 10000 gallon Class X cars

 

Thanks for sharing,

Steve Hile

 

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Photos: Assorted Tank Cars

Two 1948 photos from the Newberry Library taken at Casper, Wyoming:

http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nby_rrlife/id/653/rec/108

In this first photo, does the three-compartment tank car on the right look as if it was rebuilt from a single-compartment car?

http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/nby_rrlife/id/699/rec/110

These photos can be enlarged a bit.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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