Tim Gilbert <tgilbert@...>
Bob Lucas wrote:
I'm interested in WW-II tank car prototypes... would appreciate anyoneFrom the 1/1943 ORER,
SCCX (California) - 539 cars.
RPX and SEPX (St. Louis) - 3,254 cars.
Canadian General Transit (CGTX, CGBX)CGTX - 1,243 - (CGBX Marks not recognized).
Barrett Div., Allied Chemical (BMX, PBX)BMX - 1,480 (No PBX Marks recognized).
North American Car (AESX, NATX)NATX - 1,524 cars.
AESX (North American had not bought the Staley fleet in 1/43) - 88 cars.
Cities Service (CSOX, EROX)Total CSOX and EORX - 2,976 cars.
Gulf Oil (GRCX)GRCX - 1,551 cars.
Socony-Mobil (SMX)In 1943, the company was named Socony Vacuum - Mobil did not replace Vacuum until the mid to late 1950's. There were no cars marked SMX (or SVX) in the 1/1/1943. Socony Vacuum Cars included:
LUBX (Lubrite Division - HQ - St. Louis) - 196 Cars.
WEOX - (White Eagle Division - HQ - Kansas City) - 740 Cars.
WSRX - (White Star - Ohio Division - HQ - Detroit) - 296 Cars.
Champlin Refining (HHCX)Total HHCX and LENX - 712 cars.
Continental Oil (CONX)CONX - 1,210 cars.
Columbia Southern Chemical (SACX, PPGX)Pittsburgh Plate Glass (PPGX) and Columbia Alkali (CACX) - 119 cars.
Southern Alkali (SACX) - 50 cars.