Re: Feed Mills

rockroll50401 <cepropst@...>

--- In, water.kresse@... wrote:

I assummed that the 1937 era 70-ton covered hops were targeted for
denser materials such as gypsum for making cement. The gypsum
staining is why the C&O eventually changed over to gray from black
covered hops.

Al Kresse
Ft Dodge Iowa is/was one of the largest producer/miner of Gypsum. The
stuff sold to cement plants was on 2" (+ -) chunks deliverd in open
hoppers throughout the Midwest.
Differences in parts of the country?
Clark Propst

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