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Re: Tank car photo [Was: 1928 Photo of Reefers . . .]
Just a guess about "inedible" and the location. Probably a car of tallowtoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
for soap or such.
In a message dated 3/11/2011 12:55:47 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Ron Merrickt wrote:
That guy is 'poling' the car, or 'gauging' it, to check the level ofThat's how I read the photo also, Ron. Another possibility
might be that the man on top is "gauging" the car so they can remove a
certain number of gallons, but that would be tricky. The word
"inedible" hand lettered on the end seems odd.
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