Today's Trackside Curiosities....

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kenw

5th Generation Texian
not too uncommon down here...reinforced ends, buckeye trucks. Note end platform.
 

kenw

5th Generation Texian
Interesting cars Ken. Any idea what the tank handles that requires six axles?
didn't snag a pic of the placard, so i'm not sure. But I believe these are dedicated service and as such always carry the same stuff. Not too unusual down here, it being the Chemical Coast and all....it's going to be heavy, very hazardous and possibly flammable to warrant these precautions.
 
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Jon Bentz

New Member
I used to see tank cars like that plus some with 4 trucks with span bolsters going through Columbus Ohio back in the '70's. Big and very heavy.
 




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