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Don't fall into the saur chasm (was Deciphering a Conductor's record)


Nolan Hinshaw
 

On Oct 11, 2020, at 22:09, Kenneth Montero <va661midlo@...> wrote:

From Piedmont & Western Railroad Club website - Railroad reporting marks:
First class source, that.

CGW = Chicago Great Western
LPT =?
<sarcasm>Lone Pine & Tonopah (AKA Little Potties & Toilets), Kermit Paul's layout in Walnut Creek, CA</sarcasm>

MRJX = Marcus-Ruth-Jerome?. Possibly a Mather refrigerator car (type R). The company rendered fat.
Thankyew; I'd seen that in a photo somewhere...

CMstP = Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul - a prior name for Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific (Milwaukee Road)
TIDX = TIDEWATER OIL CO.; TIDE WATER ASSOCIATED OIL CO.; TIDAL REFINING CO.; TIDAL GASOLINE CO.]
GF = Georgia & Florida Railway
MLT = ML&T = Margan's Louisiana & Texas Railroad
see above in re: MRJX.

P&P = P&PU = Peoria & Pekin Union?
KTOX (and tank car) -unknown
s. be DTOX, neh?
It all helps fill in the gaps.