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Re: Re: [whitepassfanlist] Wm Graver Tank - WP&YR

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  • John Christensen
    Hi - We will check our picture archives to see if a photo of NCNG 183 is available. John NCNGRR&TM ... From: mike To:
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 11, 2003
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      Hi - We will check our picture archives to see if a photo of NCNG 183 is
      available.
      John NCNGRR&TM
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "mike" <arctech@...>
      To: <NCNGRR@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 12:18 AM
      Subject: <NevadaCoNG> Re: [whitepassfanlist] Wm Graver Tank - WP&YR


      > That's a good point Bruce, and certainly a posibility, although I didn't
      > see any obvious indication that the dome had been cut down and rewelded.
      > I also wonder why they would need to shorten the dome. I will get back
      > to the govt yard early next week and take a closer look at the dome for
      > signs of a reweld, or a different style of rivet.
      >
      > According to information I've collected, two tanks went to BYN for fuel
      > storage after they became unfit for mainline service: WP&YR #14 ex
      > ET&WNC tank #603 listed as 4500 gallons went to BYN storage 5-52,
      > and WP&YR #17 Ex NCNG # 183, listed as 6500 gallons, rated unfit for
      > main line service (1943), to BYN Storage 1952. I don't know if these
      > tanks were used on barges to move oil/gas downriver to Dawson or if they
      > were used for fuel storage at the riverboat wharf.
      >
      > Tank #14 is less volume than this tank and the pictures you sent of
      > ET&WNC tanks #601 and #603 show 'normal' height domes, so it's probably
      > not #14.
      >
      > Bob Thompson <bthompso@...> states: "pictures in Best's book
      > show several low domed tanks. I can't say if they are the same dome but
      > they might be. Unfortunately I can't tell what numbers they are."
      >
      > This tank might be WP&YR #17 Ex NCNG # 183; if someone finds an
      > identified picture of NCNG # 183 then we can confirm or deny that
      > possibility.
      >
      > Mike
      >
      >
      > Bruce Pryor wrote:
      > >
      > > Mike,
      > >
      > > Any sign the dome has been shortened, with the top welded/riveted back
      on? This
      > > tank may have been used for stove oil at one of the section houses or
      other locations.
      > >
      > >
      > > There were some tanks transferred to BYN. Maybe this is one. Did they
      use tanks
      > > on barges to move oil/gas to Dawson?
      > >
      > > Bruce Pryor
      > >
      > > >I have located one of the old WP&YR tank car tanks in the Territorial
      > > >government compound. This may be one of the ex NCNG tanks.
      > > >
      > > > images online at
      > > >
      > > >http://www.whitepassfan.net/whitepass/home/html/print.php?sid=48
      > > >
      > > >Anyone recognize this tank?
      > > >
      > > >Mike
      >
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