Re: Hauling Sand before Covered Hoppers Became Popular
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not certain how many here would have heard of Tennessee Central Railroad (essentially Nashville east through Cookeville and Monterrey). Early shipments included sand for construction. It was shut down for many years until the recent boom in fracking... and there are weekly shipments of sand coming out of the mountains (or at least down from the eastern highland rim of the Cumberland Plateau). I assume this is the coarse angular sand mentioned in earlier email.
Interestingly enough, one of the major sand pits is across the street from a fundamentalist church. I always wondered how people came out of the church and looked at the acres of sand across the street and wondered how it got there,
On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 12:14 PM O Fenton Wells <srrfan1401@...> wrote: