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History: This Trinity tank car is in the typical condition of tank cars that have been hauling relatively clean commodities for decades. There is evidence of years of sun bleaching and rain-washed dust. The darker black areas are the positions of the original Cargill logos, which suggests that the remainder of the car has not been painted or cleaned (on the outside) in that 20-year period. When this Trinity CRX7293 tank car was photographed 20 years after the car was built the original Cargill logos had been painted over with black so only the white reporting marks identify the owner (or lessor). A number of firms took this identity-loss precaution after television photos of train wrecks provided adverse publicity for any type of tank car (although the vegetable oils that these cars would carry are relatively harmless).
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Item Links: We found: 1 different collections associated with Rail - Rolling Stock (Freight) - Tank Car - Single Dome, Trinity 25,500
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Item created by: gdm on 2018-03-05 15:31:22. Last edited by gdm on 2018-03-05 15:32:42
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