Re: General Petroleum Tank Cars - Questions

Dave Parker

On Mon, Jul 18, 2022 at 01:58 PM, Mark Vinski wrote:
The placard holders are interesting; just a thick slab of wood.
Not to a 1920s modeler -- they almost all looked like that.  The requirement for the "drop-in" metal placard holders didn't go into effect until 10-14-1932, although you will seem them on new or refurbished UTLX cars starting in about 1927.
Dave Parker
Swall Meadows, CA

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