Re: 1927 Freight Train Consists


PBowers <waiting@...>
 

At 07:23 PM 11/9/05, you wrote:
Very interesting Terry! Tobacco travelling to Hagersville (where is that?)
South west of Hamilton.

in MC box cars? Where did it come from? And soda ash too? Isn't that a
mining product, or was it produced chemically somewhere on the MC?

It was produced chemically (Solvay Process) at Amherstburg, south of Windsor from salt and limestone deposits. The plant, last of its type in North America, just closed in the last two years.

Peter Bowers


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