Re: hopper loads


tbarney2004
 

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "ed_mines" <ed_mines@...> wrote:

--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "Dennis Storzek" <destorzek@> wrote:
Coke is flat black to dark gray in color.
How about particle size?

Was there much coke being shipped? I recall it was a byproduct of
illuminating gas and some utilities burned coke in special plants.

Ed
In the vicinity of steel mills, unless produced on site, there would
be a lot inbound, as it (is/was) heavily used in steel production as
fuel and source of carbon in the blast furnaces themselves.

Tim Barney

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