locked Chemicals in aluminum covered hoppers and gondolas


George Eichelberger
 


From the SRHA Archives:

Both Alcoa and Reynolds Aluminum maintained lists of commodities that could be carried in freight cars made with their aluminum without voiding the warranties. Here (attached) is an example of correspondence on the subject between the aluminum companies and the Southern Railroad.(Certainly not something railfans would pay much attention to.)

Ike



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