Re: National Car cars


mbcarson2002
 

OK, wouldn't argue with personal experience/opinion. And
the price is probably right too!

Mike Carson

----- Original Message -----
From: <billd@gci-net.com>
To: <STMFC@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Thursday, 17 January, 2002 21:47
Subject: Re: [STMFC] National Car cars


: Not necessairly, Tim...Florida oranges are more suited to
: juice (they tend to have a lot of surface blemishes due to
: the climate), while California oranges are more used for
: eating...And, of course Arizona oranges are the best of
: the batch...at least the ones in my back yard are!
:
: Bill Daniels
: Tucson, AZ
:
: On Thu, 17 Jan 2002 12:52:48 -0500
: "Tim O'Connor" <timoconnor@mediaone.net> wrote:
: >Apropos of nothing perhaps, but there was a news item
: >last week that
: >Tropicana is considering a "unit train" of orange juice
: >from Florida to
: >California, just like the current Florida->Northeast
: >trains.
: >
: >Talk about shipping coals to Newcastle!
: >
: >----- Original Message -----
: >From: Richard Hendrickson <rhendrickson@opendoor.com>
: >
: >> Bill Welch refers to Fruit Growers Express as "the
: >>nation's second largest
: >> reefer entity." Uh, depends on how you count, Bill.
In
: >>terms of car
: >> ownership, FGEX and NX combined added up to 12,947 as
of
: >>the 1/53 ORER,
: >> third behind PFE and SFRD (which had 14,521 cars on the
: >>active roster at
: >> that time). But if you include the Burlington (BREX)
: >>and Great Northern
: >> (WFEX) fleets, which were owned by those railroads but
: >>operated for them by
: >> Fruit Growers, then the number of cars under Fruit
: >>Growers' control was
: >> 20,492. Just to keep the record straight.
: >>
: >> Richard H. Hendrickson
: >> Ashland, Oregon 97520
: >
: >
: >
: >------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor
: >
: >To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
: >STMFC-unsubscribe@egroups.com
: >
: >
: >
: >Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
: >http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
: >
: >
:
:
: To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
: STMFC-unsubscribe@egroups.com
:
:
:
: Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
:
:

Join main@RealSTMFC.groups.io to automatically receive all group messages.