The use of a specially designed pallet, throw-away packaging and overnight movement on flat cars has enabled Illinois Central Gulf to capture steel-products traffic between Chicago and St. Louis, a relatively short rail haul. This truck-rail-truck service has been successful. ICG is expanding the area covered and developing backhauls of brick and other metals.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Authors:
    • Endicott, G A
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 69-71
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00147683
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Modern Railroads/Rail Transit
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM