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El Dorado in Butler County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Union Tank Car

 
 
Union Tank Car Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
1. Union Tank Car Marker
Inscription.
This railroad tank car has a capacity of 9913 gallons and was built in April of 1929. Used to haul raw crude oil to the refinery.

Donated by: Union Tank Car Company
 
Erected by Kansas Oil Museum.
 
Location. 37° 48.973′ N, 96° 50.684′ W. Marker is in El Dorado, Kansas, in Butler County. Touch for map. Marker is in the fenced outdoor Kansas Oil Museum exhibit area of the Butler County History Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 383 East Central Avenue (U.S. 54), El Dorado KS 67042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flare (a few steps from this marker); Oil Field Boom Towns (a few steps from this marker); Grandma Anderson's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cable Tool Drilling Rig (within shouting distance of this marker); Kansas Oil Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Mrs. Addie Cowley Bradley (within shouting distance of this marker); Steel Oil Derrick / 1930's Cable-Tool Drilling Rig (within shouting distance of this marker); Tool Rack (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Dorado.
 
Also see . . .
1. Butler County History Center and Kansas Oil Museum
Union Tank Car and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 3, 2011
2. Union Tank Car and Marker
. (Submitted on June 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Union Tank Car Company History. (Submitted on June 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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