Re: Modelling aluminum sheathing on boxcars

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Charlie Morrill wrote:
I wonder how much the invention of the aluminum beer and soda pop can short circuited the aluminum industry's need to promote aluminum railroad cars.
Not a lot, Charlie. There weren't significant numbers of aluminum beverage cans until after 1960, which was QUITE a while after the immediate post-WW II era.

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