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Stephen Hussar

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Re: Tank car coming soon
« Reply #15 on: August 23, 2009, 09:15:28 AM »
Thanks for the great pics, Mike...exciting to watch this progress!

Duncan Mackiewicz

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Re: Tank car coming soon
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2009, 10:59:45 PM »
It's great when a plan works out right.  Thanks to all for helping this organization bring back these survivors of the B&SR.
Duncan

Ken Fleming

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Re: Tank car coming soon
« Reply #17 on: August 24, 2009, 07:48:20 AM »
Seeing the B&SR's tank car brings a question or two.  Did SOCONY supply the tanks for free or at reduced cost or did the railway purchase them out right or did the customer foot the cost of the tank?  Were they built special for 2 foot service or were they used else where? Were there more than two tank cars?  Which Maine 2 foot railways had them?

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« Reply #18 on: August 24, 2009, 05:33:33 PM »
There were only 2 Two-foot tank cars. Both were on the Bridgton and Saco River. I'm not sure about the smaller tank now at Bridgton, but the one currently in Alna is believed to have come from a Standard Gauge railroad, recieved with the patches that are still in place today.
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Glenn Christensen

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Re: Tank car coming soon
« Reply #19 on: August 24, 2009, 10:23:58 PM »
What a beautiful sight!


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Glenn