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Near St. Louis in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

MCHX #117

Monstanto Chemicals Company

 

1940

 
MCHX #117 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. MCHX #117 Marker
Inscription.  Built by American Car & Foundry Company for Monsanto, this 8,000 gallon, double hull car was designed for transporting concentrated nitric acid, which is extremely corrosive. The inner tank is constructed of an aluminum alloy, which is protected by a cushion of air and a steel outer shell. Donated in 1961 by the Monsanto Chemicals Company.
 
Erected 2014 by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.276′ N, 90° 27.792′ W. Marker is near St. Louis, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Barrett Station Road east of Old Dougherty Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3015 Barrett Station Road, Saint Louis MO 63122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. #6117 (here, next to this marker); URTX #37144 (a few steps from this marker); #1082 (a few steps from this marker); SL-SF#3000 (a few steps from this marker); #1575 (a few steps from this marker); TTOX #130059 (a few steps
MCHX #117 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. MCHX #117 Marker
from this marker); #E-2 (a few steps from this marker); #1582 (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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