Re: WCHX type X tank car
Garth Groff and Sally Sanford <mallardlodge1000@...>
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Andy and Friends,
W.C. Haftner Co., operating 99 cars in 1958. According to my 1958 ORER listing, this is from series 4065 to 4102, an ICC 103 type, with a capacity of 4,500 gallons. A note says this car has an aluminum tank. I'm not buying that. Likely this photo is from before 1958, and had been replaced by a newer car using the same number.
Or could that be 4055? If so, it was off the roster by 1958, as there is no car with that number listed. Anybody with an earlier ORER want to take a swing at this one?
Nice photo though. Very interesting car.
Garth Groff 🦆
On Fri, May 7, 2021 at 11:16 AM Andy Carlson <midcentury@...> wrote: