Tim Gilbert <tgilbert@...>
Mike Turner wrote:
With all the discussion of FL oranges, I have been wondering about theHow long was the asparagus season in Johnston? Two weeks? 2 x 14 = 28.
In 1950, 3,307 tons of fresh peaches not frozen were originated on Class I RR's in the US. At roughly 25 tons per car, that would be 132 carloads. Those approx. 132 carloads would be originated all over the nation - not just in South Carolina.
Could have been in Ventilated Boxcars, too in the southeast.