Re: Unproduced freight cars.


Jared Harper <harper-brown@...>
 

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, Denny Anspach <danspach@m...> wrote:
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1) Grass-fed cattle from the southwest and plains states were
transported by the millions to Iowa, and Illinois farms for fattening
on grain (corn) prior to slaughter.
Grass fed cattle from western states were shipped via the Santa Fe to
the Kansas Flint Hills to be fattened on bluestem grass before being
sent to market. The cattle arrived in the spring, fattened during the
summer and fall, and then were shipped to market in the fall.

Jared Harper
Athens, GA

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