Re: Banana Train Movements - East vs West


Shawn Beckert said:
...without the PFE book in front of me I'll guess that
SP-UP-CNW got the bulk of United Fruit's traffic out of
San Francisco going East.
Yes, the San Francisco Banana Terminal (pictured in the book) was a block
away from SP's SF Freight Terminal. In LA, the PE handled banana trains up
the 4-track main from the Harbor into the yards in the city. I'd guess that
eastward bananas from LA would have moved over SP, ATSF, or UP, depending
on destination.

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