What is a granger railroad?

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Andy Sperandeo wrote:
"Webster's Third New International Dictionary," in general an excellent reference on railroad-related terms, says simply that "granger" in our context means "a grain-carrying railroad."
Wow! That's going to make it easier to list the NON-granger railroads <g>. Obviously a whole bunch of transcontinentals became grangers in this definition, as well as possible surprises like SP (grain box cars on the SP are shown in my SP Freight Car volume 4).

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