Re: Can Companies [was 50' box cars, car assignments, and WWII]
Terry N Taylor <terryntaylor@...>
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Thanks for the info. Where were the 9 can companies in California?
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From: "Howard R. Garner" <hrgarner@...>
Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 16:57
Subject: [STMFC] Can Companies [was 50' box cars, car assignments, and WWII]
manufacturersThanks Clark for that bit of information. I assume you are talking about
thelocated? I would guess they were spread over the food producing areas of
thecountry because it would be cheaper to transport tinplate than cans. Did
West coast have a lot of can manufacturers with all of the agriculturalFrom a 1951 50th anniversary booklet from American Can Company.