On Nov 5, 2021, at 11:53 PM, Scott H. Haycock
Folks, I know next to nothing about
tank cars. I have RC kit # 3010-6, Sunoco. Reporting
marks are SUNX 6467. Is this an accurate scheme for this
The R.C. models are based on 6 orders of cars with a
relatively-new (at the time) ACF welded underframe. The
prototype cars had 60”-diameter x 22” domes. There were some
subtle differences in the 6 groups, but all of them were of the
same basic dimensions.
Lot 3385 - SL-SF 191000-191129, 130 cars built ca.
8-49, last 30 cars heater pipes
Lot 3401 - USAX 11900-12099, 200 cars built ca. 9-49
Lot 3417 - USAX 11690-11899, 210 cars built ca. 5-49
Lot 3559 - KPCX 2500-2522, 23 cars built 7-51
Lot 3639 - SHPX 16754-16773, 20 cars built 1-52,
heater pipes (leased to Bakelite Company)
Lot 3687 - JTBX 17-18, 2 cars built 4-52 (J.T. Baker
Chemical Co., Taylor Chemical Division)
Similar cars built from 1953-1955 had at least some
different dimensions & others I’m unable to locate drawings
and/or photos to verify them as being the same as the model.
SUNX 6467 isn’t listed in the 1955 tank car tariff
book, which is the closest date I have.