Re: COAL TRAFFIC


Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
 

Malcolm Laughlin wrote:
Here's some info gleaned from a C&I historical site . . .

“During the 1930's and 1940's, the C&I had the largest inventory of
rolling stock in the western hemisphere, primarily because of its many
hopper cars.”
Hello? What were they thinking? Maybe cars per mile? Otherwise
it's astoundingly exaggerated.

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