Re: Coal car loading on "home" roads...

Tim O'Connor


Nope, not only for steel. Cement manufacturing also uses
a lot of coal -- for heat! And Fontana was not the only
steel plant in California.

At 7/8/2009 04:13 AM Wednesday, you wrote:
I might be wrong but weren't the hoppers on Cajon Pass limited to the coal traffic for Kaiser steel, as I understand this these were mostly by the Rio Grande. This is only from memory mind and I could be wrong, someone out there more knowledgable than me would know, Richard you out there!


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