Re: OMI 3-compartment insulated tank is too big?


Tony Thompson
 

Dennis Storzek wrote:

Some of the early UTLX three compartment cars were built with three separate tanks, lined up like little sausages on the frame. The later cars were the same except the tank shell was made continuous, enclosing all the heads.

Yes, indeed. Below is an AC&F photo, given to me by Cyril Durrenberger. This is the mental image that should be in your mind when you look at a multi-compartment tank car.

Tony Thompson



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