Re: Post War Stock Cars

Guy Wilber

Doug Wrote:

"By the mid 60's (post STMFC list) most livestock and meat traffic had
shifted to trucks."


Trucking beat out rail transportation of beef and pork in 1935 and never looked back. By 1950 trucks were hauling nearly 70% of cattle and hogs. The only majority haul for the railroads was sheep and lambs which hovered around 65-70% into the mid 1950's.


Guy Wilber
Reno, Nevada

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