locked Re: Southern weed spraying trains in 1960s

C J Wyatt


Good answer! I wonder if it was something thick and nasty which they had to heat up to get it to flow. Maybe they were burning some of the stuff itself to accomplish that goal.

Another question is what is in the tank on the other end?

Jack Wyatt 

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:25:46 PM EST, Dave Queener <dave@...> wrote:

Hi Ike,

Neat pic.

Short answer: Something nasty!


On 1/14/2020 11:27 AM, George Eichelberger wrote:

Here is another photo of T-413. WHAT are they burning in that tank?

The origin of T-413 may be in the ICC records in the archives if it survived past 1926 or so when the valuation study began.


On Jan 14, 2020, at 10:57 AM, Dave Queener <dave@...> wrote:

Wow, Ike. That 1920s era Weed Killer Flat Car appears to be one of the CNO&TP truss rod flats with the bizarre steel channel truck side frames. That is ancient, pre-WWI stuff!

Dave Q

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