TUBESILL: HOW CAR CONSTRUCTION CAN BE SPEEDED

The freight car backbone--the center sill--is taking on a new look in a group of 50 multi-purpose open-top hopper cars orderly by the Soo Line from The Maxson Corp. In the cars, the standard Z section sill has given way to a square tube section (called, appropriately, Tubesill) furnished by Welded Tube Company of America.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    P.O. Box 350
    Bristol, CT  USA  06010
  • Publication Date: 1973-6

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 3 p.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00053750
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1974 12:00AM