Re: Two Compartment HO Scale Tank Cars: Who Made Them?

Tony Thompson

Hugh Guillaume wrote:

The Globe 2-dome tank car is not easy to find.  Be careful buying one because the pot metal frame frequently falls apart . . .

     It was Zamac, NOT "pot metal," but it does fall apart if the alloy was a little contaminated. I'm sure in those days a manufacturer would have goggled at you if you wanted him to use better material so his castings would last 70 years.

Tony Thompson

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