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A nearby tank car and marker
Photographer: J. Makali Bruton
Taken: July 14, 2019
Caption: A nearby tank car and marker
Additional Description: Carro Tanque o Zepellin
Este carro tanque era utilizado para trasportar líquidos industriales como gasolina, diésel, petróleo y cebo. La capacidad de carga de este vehículo es de ciento ocho barriles, teniendo una tara (peso del vehículo) de 26.260 libras. En los últimos recorridos de este tanque se transportó fuel-oil o petróleo que utilizaba una empresa generadora de electricidad en Nejapa.

English translation:
Tank Car or Zepellin
This tank car was used to transport industrial liquids such as gasoline, diesel, oil and greases. The load capacity of this vehicle is one hundred and eight barrels, with a tare (vehicle weight) of 26,260 pounds. The last routes of this tank car were for transporting fuel oil to an electricity generating company in Nejapa.
Submitted: August 19, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Database Locator Identification Number: p488687
File Size: 5.051 Megabytes

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