Re: Digest Number 10101

Guy Wilber

Jim wrote:

"the majority of this cement traffic was destined for the biggest construction market in the country for some thirty years, and that where the cement went--early on by boxcar, in 100# bags."

For well over a century the United States Standard for Portland Cement has specified a 376 pound barrel and a 94 pound bag (1/4 barrel).  


Guy Wilber
Reno, Nevada 

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