Re: Molasses in Tank Cars in the 1950s

Tim O'Connor


No, I'm not sure. I just assumed so, since molasses is a precursor
in the sugar refining process. But if you don't know, then no one does
except perhaps the mysterious Bill Kelly :-)

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From: Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Tim O'Connor wrote:
Those famous SP tank cars with the big diamond S on the dome were in
liquid sugar/molasses service.
I didn't know about the molasses part, Tim. Are you sure?

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