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

SBIX #1634

Standard Brands Industries

 

1938

 
SBIX #1634 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. SBIX #1634 Marker
Inscription.  Built by Fleishman Transportation Company (a subsidiary of Standard Brands), this vinegar car tank car was originally constructed of cypress and fir woods. Metal cars could not be used due to the corrosive nature of the vinegar. It was painted silver to reflect sunlight and keep the contents cool. Research suggests this is one of two left in existence This tank car was donated in 1963 by Standard Brands Industries and restored in 2014 by museum volunteers.
 
Erected 2014 by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.314′ N, 90° 27.662′ 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. #71 (here, next to this marker); #206 (here, next to this marker); #102 (here, next to this marker); #103 (a few steps
SBIX #1634 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. SBIX #1634 Marker
from this marker); #952 (a few steps from this marker); #1522 (a few steps from this marker); #5011 (a few steps from this marker); "Black Diamond" (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 

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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 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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