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ACFX #26640

American Car & Foundry

 

1960

 
ACFX #26640 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. ACFX #26640 Marker
Inscription.  Built by American Car & Foundry, this two compartment, 70-ton capacity steel covered hopper was used to carry bulk items which needed protection from the elements. Cement, grain, dry chemicals, and plastic pellets are examples of typical cargo. Number 26640 was last used by the Diamond Shamrock Company to haul potassium carbonate and was donated in 1993 by ACF Industriest.
 
Erected 2013 by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.288′ N, 90° 27.777′ W. Marker is in 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. UTLX #3882 (here, next to this marker); #1942 (a few steps from this marker); #1582 (a few steps from this marker); #2003 (a few steps from this marker); #113 (a few
ACFX #26640 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. ACFX #26640 Marker
steps from this marker); URTX #37144 (a few steps from this marker); #50 (a few steps from this marker); UTLX #14387 (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 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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