Science: Big Tank

If the 151-ft. Statue of Liberty were laid in a coffin and floated in New York Harbor, it would be lighter and no simpler to maneuver than a timber-lagged steel tank which this week started on a 1,371-mi. trip from Jersey City, N. J. to Whiting, Ind., at the foot of Lake Michigan. There it will be stood on one end, and, towering Soft., will serve as a low pressure evaporator tower for distilling crude oil for Standard Oil Co. of Indiana ("Stanolind"). Construction and delivery of the tank was accompanied by a great...

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