Re: HO Tank Car Lid
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A friend who recently retired from supervising the Exxon tank fleet had a number of photos like that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBq5uapC-e0 Most were related to cleaning, not unloading.
On of the funniest however was a line of tank cars with modern lock-tight couplers. One of the cars was missing a truck. Somewhere on the trip the truck derailed and left the track but the tank car stayed coupled to cars on both ends and finished the trip.
J. Stephen Sandifer
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tony Thompson
Sent: Monday, November 23, 2020 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] HO Tank Car Lid
Allen Cain wrote:
You mean like the one shown below? This one was steam cleaned and the manway closed with the tank hot. As it cooled and the pressure inside decreased, voila!