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10.02.03 - IRCX 1277 at the former Texaco refinery in Lawrenceville, Illinois.  The car had been a stationary storage tank for over 40 years.
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10.02.03- VICTOR HUMPRHEYS, WITH BACK TO CAMERA, ON THE ORIGINAL FIELD INSPECTION OF THE
CAR AT LAWRENCEVILLE, ILLINOIS.  THE ORIGINAL INSPECTION WAS MADE BY BOB KUTELLA, BARBARA LANPHIER, VICTOR HUMPHREYS AND KIRK WARNER.  NOTE THE WELDED PIPES THAT HAVE BEEN ADDED TO TEH TANK FOR STORAGE USE.
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10.02.03 - VICTOR HUMPRHEYS BELIEVES THAT NEW RUNNING BOARDS MIGHT BE REQUIRED!  IN THE BACKGROUND, YOU CAN SEE THE WORK GOING ON DISMANTLEING THE REFINERY UNITS.
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10.03.03 - THE CAR IS AT LAWRENCEVILLE, ILLINOIS. NOTE THE ADDED PIPES AND THE SAFETY RAILING THAT HAVE BEEN APPLIED.
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10.02.03 - IRCX 1277 at the former Texaco refinery in Lawrenceville, Illinois. The car had been a stationary storage tank for over 40 years. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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10.02.03- VICTOR HUMPRHEYS, WITH BACK TO CAMERA, ON THE ORIGINAL FIELD INSPECTION OF THE
CAR AT LAWRENCEVILLE, ILLINOIS. THE ORIGINAL INSPECTION WAS MADE BY BOB KUTELLA, BARBARA LANPHIER, VICTOR HUMPHREYS AND KIRK WARNER. NOTE THE WELDED PIPES THAT HAVE BEEN ADDED TO TEH TANK FOR STORAGE USE. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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10.02.03 - VICTOR HUMPRHEYS BELIEVES THAT NEW RUNNING BOARDS MIGHT BE REQUIRED! IN THE BACKGROUND, YOU CAN SEE THE WORK GOING ON DISMANTLEING THE REFINERY UNITS. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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10.03.03 - THE CAR IS AT LAWRENCEVILLE, ILLINOIS. NOTE THE ADDED PIPES AND THE SAFETY RAILING THAT HAVE BEEN APPLIED. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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10.03.03 - STATIONARY TOP PIPE FITTING THAT HAS TO BE REMOVED.
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10.03.03 - THE ACCESS PANEL THAT HAS BEEN CUT IN THE TANK HAS TO BE REPAIRED BY AN INSERT.
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10.03.03 - TWO MORE INSERTS WILL HAVE TO BE MADE TO RESTORE THE TANK TO ORIGINAL CONDITION, AS WELL AS REMOVING THE PLATFORM BRACKETS THAT HAVE BEEN ADDED.
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10.03.03 - THE AIRBRAKES HAVE BEEN REMOVED BY TORCH BELOW THE CUTOUT COCK.  THE REST OF THE AIRBRAKE SYSTEM IS MISSING.
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10.03.03 - STATIONARY TOP PIPE FITTING THAT HAS TO BE REMOVED. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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10.03.03 - THE ACCESS PANEL THAT HAS BEEN CUT IN THE TANK HAS TO BE REPAIRED BY AN INSERT. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
Viewed: 897 times.
10.03.03 - TWO MORE INSERTS WILL HAVE TO BE MADE TO RESTORE THE TANK TO ORIGINAL CONDITION, AS WELL AS REMOVING THE PLATFORM BRACKETS THAT HAVE BEEN ADDED. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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10.03.03 - THE AIRBRAKES HAVE BEEN REMOVED BY TORCH BELOW THE CUTOUT COCK. THE REST OF THE AIRBRAKE SYSTEM IS MISSING. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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10.03.03 - A STENCIL BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN APPLIED AT THE TEXACO REFINERY TO MARK THE TANK AS A STORAGE UNIT.
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AFTER THE TANK HAS BEEN LIFTED OFF OF THE TRUCKS, THE EXTENT OF THE CORROSION DAMGE IS EVIDENT.
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THE CENTERPIN OF THIS TRUCK IS ALMOST CORRODED AWAY.
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CASTING INFORMATIN ON THE TRUCK SIDEFRAME.  THESE TRUCKS WERE VERY ADVANCED FOR THE TIME WITH CAST SIDEFRAMES, INSTEAD OF THE USUAL ARCHBAR DESIGN, AND REMOVABLE JOURNAL BOXES.
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10.03.03 - A STENCIL BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN APPLIED AT THE TEXACO REFINERY TO MARK THE TANK AS A STORAGE UNIT. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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AFTER THE TANK HAS BEEN LIFTED OFF OF THE TRUCKS, THE EXTENT OF THE CORROSION DAMGE IS EVIDENT. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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THE CENTERPIN OF THIS TRUCK IS ALMOST CORRODED AWAY. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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CASTING INFORMATIN ON THE TRUCK SIDEFRAME. THESE TRUCKS WERE VERY ADVANCED FOR THE TIME WITH CAST SIDEFRAMES, INSTEAD OF THE USUAL ARCHBAR DESIGN, AND REMOVABLE JOURNAL BOXES. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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THE SPRING NEST HOLDER IS CRACKED.  A WOODEN SHIM IS USED TO OBTAIN PROPER COUPLER HEIGHT.  THE TRUCK CONTAINS A FRICTION SNUBBER.
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ANOTHER FRICTION SNUBBER SHOWING CASTING INFORMATION.
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A MOUSE NEST WAS EXTANT WHEN THE JOURNAL BOX LID WAS OPENNED.
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HEATER COIL FLANGES, WITH WOODEN PLUGS ISNTALLED, WERE ADDED AFTER THE CAR WAS BUILT.  THEY WILL HAVE TO BE REMOVED TO RESTORE THE CAR.
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THE SPRING NEST HOLDER IS CRACKED. A WOODEN SHIM IS USED TO OBTAIN PROPER COUPLER HEIGHT. THE TRUCK CONTAINS A FRICTION SNUBBER. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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ANOTHER FRICTION SNUBBER SHOWING CASTING INFORMATION. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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A MOUSE NEST WAS EXTANT WHEN THE JOURNAL BOX LID WAS OPENNED. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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HEATER COIL FLANGES, WITH WOODEN PLUGS ISNTALLED, WERE ADDED AFTER THE CAR WAS BUILT. THEY WILL HAVE TO BE REMOVED TO RESTORE THE CAR. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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A BODY BOLSTER VERTICAL WEB HAS A HOLE CUT IN IT, PROBABLY AT THE REFINERY TO ALLOW FOR WATER TO DRAIN.  THE INSIDE OF THE BODY BOLSTER IS FULL OF RUST AND PRODUCT RESIDUE.
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THIS SHOWS THE RUSTED OUT BODY BOLSTER VERTICAL WEB THAT WILL HAVE TN BE REPLACED.
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TRUCK BOLSTER. NOTE THE RUSTED OUT TOP COVERPLATE ON THE UNDERFRAME AND THE BOLSTER WEB.
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TO THE LEFT IS THE CAST PUSH POLE POCKET. THE BOLBSTER WEB IS RUSTED OUT.
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A BODY BOLSTER VERTICAL WEB HAS A HOLE CUT IN IT, PROBABLY AT THE REFINERY TO ALLOW FOR WATER TO DRAIN. THE INSIDE OF THE BODY BOLSTER IS FULL OF RUST AND PRODUCT RESIDUE. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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THIS SHOWS THE RUSTED OUT BODY BOLSTER VERTICAL WEB THAT WILL HAVE TN BE REPLACED. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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TRUCK BOLSTER. NOTE THE RUSTED OUT TOP COVERPLATE ON THE UNDERFRAME AND THE BOLSTER WEB. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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TO THE LEFT IS THE CAST PUSH POLE POCKET. THE BOLBSTER WEB IS RUSTED OUT. - Kirk L. Warner (kwarner)
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