Re: Rock Island Refining Company Tank Cars

Steve and Barb Hile



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Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2011 6:34 AM
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Subject: [STMFC] Re: Rock Island Refining Company Tank Cars

The 1/43 ORER doesn't list RIRX reporting marks or the Rock Island Refining

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.

--- In STMFC@... <> , Tim O'Connor
<timboconnor@...> wrote:

Steve, it is listed in the 1940 ORER. Rock Island Refining was purchased
in 1946 by the Koch family in Indianapolis and evidently operated under
same name until the 1980's but the RIRX mark was gone before 1950.

Tim O'Connor

At 1/13/2011 12:18 AM Thursday, you wrote:
These cars carried RIRX reporting marks. Unfortunately, my 1-53 ORER
doesn't list this reporting mark. Can anyone advise which issue(s) do
contain a listing for these cars.?

Steve Hile

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