General Petroleum Tank Cars - Questions

Kenneth Montero

Can anyone describe the "brake wheel" mechanism on GPCX 259? How did it work?

Ken Montero

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From: Richard Wilkens <railsnw123@...>
Date: 07/17/2022 4:45 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] General Petroleum Tank Cars

Besides building new freight cars Pacific Car & Foundry also rebuilt numerous cars. In 1927 they cleaned and painted 5 tank cars for General Petroleum in Seattle. Here are photos of GPCX 203 and 259. Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive Collection.

Richard Wilkens

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