Tim O'Connor <timoconnor@...>
Dave Nelson wrote
Per my J&L catalog, a 5" square of steel weighs 85 lbs/running foot. YouThat would be 29 pieces, 40 feet long, for a 98,600 pound steam era load.
Were there standard lengths for billets, as for rail. Or were they sized
to order? (Obviously this would be before continuous casting mills.)
Timothy O'Connor <email@example.com>