I know this does not answer Al's question. The rule cited below in
John Hile's message apparantly lasted through our era. The 1972
Uniform Freight Classification still had virtually the same rule (the
working was slightly different). The later rule refers to "asphalt
or tar" instead of "road oil" and there is no mention of fuel oil.
The ratings for commodities such as gasoline specifically referred to
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "al_brown03" <abrown@...> wrote:
one couldn't back a gasoline tank *truck* up to a tank *car*: theroad
oil is crystal clear (a strange term to use in connection with thisI
take it they mean the heavy stuff, and I'll have to look it up.as
bethey needed it?
privatedelivered unless consigned to parties accepting delivery on
sidings, equipped with facilities for piping the liquid from tankcarsto permanent storage tanks, or consigned to parties acceptingdeliveryfrom Railroad Sidings where facilities exist for piping the liquid