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Re: Wine cars
While I favor Paul's "free lunch" explanation as most likely, and have also heard about routings designed to avoid Chicago handoffs, is there a possibility that in the summer months a northern routing might have been favored as possibly reducing heat stress on the cargo? After all these were insulated but not refrigerated cars, traveling all the way across the continent.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
--- In STMFC@..., "Paul" <buygone@...> wrote:
... I would be willing to bet some silver tongued salesman for
SP&S, NP or CBQ did some entertaining with a lunch or dinner for that route....
Matt Herson wrote:...
"... It is routed SP-SP&S-NP-CB&Q-NYC."This sounds like a shipper-specified routing. And remember