Dear sir,What a magnificent job done by all concerned.When complete,I`m sure it will look wonderful.I can`t believe the size of the thing!Here in Australia our oil tankers were half the capacity of that monster... Well done.Peter.
#1 Peter Francis on 2013-10-15 00:09
Great progress in a short amount of time!! -What kind of paint did you use? -How was it applied?
#2 W Newhauser on 2013-10-15 10:11
We used a two part catalyzed acrylic urethane product manufactured by CARBOLINE. They have been supplying coatings to railways for many years. The various layers were spray painted using an airless sprayer. Bob Kutella
#2.1 Robert Kutella on 2013-10-15 11:35
Nice to see something other than a locomotive being restored for a change.
#3 Harvey Henkelmann on 2013-10-15 10:49
There always is a freight car or three in production.
#3.1 Mark on 2013-10-15 11:52
Are our guys going to do the stenciling?
#4 Nick on 2013-10-16 07:16
Yes. I have been doing all the lettering on the freight car restorations and for some of the other cars. I have some of the artwork done, although the letters are not applied in a strict interpretation of stenciling. We transfer the pattern to the car, and then hand paint for most of that. Bob Kutella
#4.1 Robert Kutella on 2013-10-17 04:47
I am doing a report on Tank Car. I would like to ask how much does it cost to restore a tank car, how long does it takes to restore a tank car and what are the constraints of entering the refurbishment business? How much capital would be needed to start a tank car refurbishment business? Progress Rail Service-A Caterpillar Company is a large refurbish entity, how does their present play a role in anyone trying to get into the refurbishment business?
#5 Mia on 2014-05-07 12:04
I'm trying to build a model of this ACF tank car but don't have any information about how the brake wheel stand attaches to the frame of the car. Is there anyone at the museum that would be willing to take some pictures that might show this? Thanks, Jason
#6 Jason Kliewer on 2017-10-01 00:05
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