lettering set for Shippers Car Line tank cars
Shippers Car Line, was acquired by AC&F in 1927, as primarily a leasing company for their tank cars, and as such and remained a separate
division. Numerous large companies leased hundreds of tank cars from SHPX, and today remains part of ACF Industries .
SHPX 9301 above, an 8,000 gallon tank car, built in September 1936 by ACF as Lot 1547, was part of a 50 car order to be leased to Sun Oil
Company as Series 9293-9342. (ref: RP CYC 3)
SHPX 10787 below, a 10,000 gallon riveted tank car, built in June 1930 as part of a 50 car order to be leased to Sun Oil Company, as Lot 1136
and assigned Series 10762-10811 (ref: RP CYC 3)
These are examples of thousands of tank cars leased to many large companies throughout the US and Canada
Paint & Lettering: Cars painted all black with white stencil paste lettering.
Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet