Re: Banana Train Movements - East vs West


Roger Hinman <rhinman@...>
 

Assuming MDT was a major leaser of cars to IC(LA), GM&O(AL) and NYC(NY), its a wonder they can't be nicknamed banana cars

Roger Hinman

On Thursday, December 4, 2003, at 05:52 PM, Dave Nelson wrote:

Bannanas were all imported, virtually all in 9 states (ICC rail loading
data, 1950):

LA 306k tons 30.0%
AL 173k tons 16.9%
NY 170k tons 16.7%
NJ 124k tons 12.1%
MD 94k tons 9.2%
WA 49k tons 4.1%
CA 39k tons 3.8%
SC 34k tons 3.3%
PA 31k tons 3.0%

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