Re: Digest Number 1825

Malcolm H. Houck

In a message dated 5/7/2004 1:24:24 PM Eastern Standard Time,
STMFC@... writes:
Motor Fuel Anti-Knock Compound (although correct me, I think that this
product was very heavy, so often shipped in smaller capacity tanks than the
bigger 10.5/11k ones?),
Yes, indeed in smaller capacity cars, and, due to toxicity in cars dedicated
to that service alone. The Ethyl Corp. was a major supplier of the tetraethyl
lead used as an anti-knock retardant in gasoline. Their private owner herald
and logo was quite a colorful triangular herald and produced at one time in a
decal set by Walthers. Ethyl Corp. tank cars have been shown in various
editions of the Car Builders Cyc.

Mal Houck

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