locked Re: Large shippers box car requirements ...1954


Jason Greene
 

Carloading off the Murphy branch is crazy! That’s about 35 cars a day just from the two paper mills listed. Plus the empty pulpwood flats and any additional traffic going to Asheville. When did the rock quarry around Andrews open? Where there any other major traffic producers?

Jason Greene 

On Jan 17, 2022, at 11:34 AM, George Eichelberger <geichelberger@...> wrote:

Here, from 1954, is a list of some of the biggest shippers on the Southern, what box cars they prefer to load and how many loads per week. 

This is the kind of material "From the Archives" we can include in the "Southern News Bulletin" to be available to SRHA members the months TIES is not published.

Ike

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