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Re: Linoleum - where to find it?
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Author:  Randall Hicks [ Mon May 04, 1998 12:11 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Linoleum - where to find it?

<br>Thanks, Steve. So far I haven't been able to get a reply from any of these phone numbers, but I'll keep trying. I'll also look for a more up-to-date book on the subject - if I can find anything I'll post it.<p>And here I would have said that battleships had wooden decks. Learn something new every day.<br>

Author:  Aarne H. Frobom [ Mon Jul 13, 1998 2:40 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Linoleum - where to find it?

I remember looking for linoleum for restoring a Canadian National car about ten years ago, and being told that local floor-covering dealers could get "Battleship linoleum" if they had to, but that the cost was high and the color choice limited. I decided that what is called "transit rubber" would be a good visual and functional replacement. This is the rubber floor you see in buses. It is available in many colors and is easy to work with. Look for advertisements in "Mass Transit," the "Pocket List," and similar publications.<p>Aarne Frobom<br>Michigan State Trust for Railway Preservation, Inc.<br>


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