Investigation of the railroad freight rate structure, lumber and lumber products
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Investigation of the railroad freight rate structure, lumber and lumber products ex parte no. 270 (sub-no 7) by United States. Interstate Commerce Commission.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Railroads -- Freight -- Rates -- United States.,
  • Lumber -- Transportation.,
  • Railroad law -- United States.

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StatementInterstate Commerce Commission. --
The Physical Object
Pagination2550-2940 p. :
Number of Pages2940
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14520107M

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  Heavy freight such as coal, lumber, ore, and heavy freight going long distances are likely to travel by rail, or some combination of truck, rail, and water. The rail network accounted for approximately 28 percent of U.S. freight movement by ton-miles (the length and weight freight .   Most of the book is spent looking at real yards and explaining how they were adapted for modeling purposes on various layouts. This would seemingly be a very good idea since the purpose of the book is to teach the reader about how to model yards effectively. In execution, though, it Reviews: RAILROAD RATE LAW. RAILROAD RATE LAW. Attempts to regulate railroad rates by law began at the state level. The so-called Granger laws of the s were passed by the states in response to demands by farmers for lower rates on agricultural products from the Midwest to the eastern seaboard and by midwestern river towns (which had been hurt when river transport was displaced by the new . I think the OP meant that retail lumber yards only receive rail freight loads if they have sidings, and they do not generate loads - lumber loads are delivered by the lumber yard's road vehicle (i.e. trucks, nowadays usually flatbeds w/ a lifttruck attached to the rear), or taken away by customers in their road vehicles (cars or trucks), or some other combination - but not usually by rail.