History of Tank Car 37
1968: Waterloo Central Railway tank car 37 was built by Procor for the Canada Starch Company as tank car CSTX 37.
1993: The Ontario Southland Railway purchased 37 and several other tank cars from Canada Starch for use in maintenance of way service.
2002: The Ontario Southland Railway donated 37 to the Southern Ontario Locomotive Restoration Society for use as an auxiliary water tank for steam locomotive No. 9. The car became STCR 37 and was repainted solid black to match the paint scheme on No. 9.
2007: Tank car 37 was moved with the other SOLRS equipment to St. Jacobs for use on the Waterloo Central Railway and became WCR 37.
|Date Built||December 1968|
|Lineage||CSXT 37 (Canada Starch)
St. Thomas Central Railway 37
Waterloo Central Railway 37
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