Re: gondola interiors

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Ed Mines wrote:
Were the interiors of mill gons painted? Mill products wouldn't do much scratching.How about regular gons?
The heck they wouldn't!! But nearly every gondola interior photo I can think of shows paint. It protects the steel. Of course the paint job wasn't too great after some service.

Has anyone ever seen a puddle in a gon or a picture of a gon? There are no holes for drainage.
Sure, in a number of cases.

In the era when most exposed steel rusted . . .
Steel still rusts, Ed. It's thermodynamics. <g>

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