Re: Tank Car Info


Rechecking my sources,I find that I_ made the mistake.The "Q" and the "G" looked different to my failing eyesight.The covered hopper however,was listed as an "ET".Thank you all for the help.Armand Premo

----- Original Message -----
From: "Anthony Thompson" <thompson@...>
To: <STMFC@...>
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2009 8:19 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Tank Car Info

Armand Premo wrote:
Since the data raising the question initially came directly from
actual wheel reports raises the question of accuracy.How could anyone
confuse a tank car with a covered hopper?The primary sources are over
50 years old and are still in very good condition.
I hate to be the one to break this to you, Armand, but not
everything on paper is accurate, not even handwritten stuff on paper.

Tony Thompson Editor, Signature Press, Berkeley, CA
2906 Forest Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705
(510) 540-6538; fax, (510) 540-1937; e-mail, thompson@...
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