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Chris333

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Interesting industry
« on: August 28, 2007, 01:52:39 AM »
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I've seen this on Google Earth and wondered what it was. The line is the old Erie mainline at Brier Hill near Youngstown, OH. on the grounds of the old Jeanette blast furnace.
http://www.hfinster.de/StahlArt2/archive-Youngstown-BW-1281-17-24.05.1992-en.html
http://www.sweetjennylandcompany.com/jeanette_furnace.htm



There are a bunch of cement trucks parked close so that may be the reason for all this slag.

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Re: Interesting industry
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2007, 11:47:59 AM »
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Cool Chris, kinda like the Boston Sand & Gravel facility that NHN serves in Boston. The 70 and 90 ton hoppers get loaded up in Ossipee, NH then brought to Boston where they are unloaded with a car shaker.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=boston+ma&ie=UTF8&ll=42.371564,-71.067834&spn=0.000925,0.002511&t=h&z=19&om=1
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Re: Interesting industry
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2007, 02:16:22 PM »
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Car shaker? that may be what the yellow crane looking thing is.

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Re: Interesting industry
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2007, 10:53:00 PM »
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Looks like the big brother of this

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Re: Interesting industry
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2007, 01:54:12 AM »
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I wonder if that's the same company responsible for this: http://todengine.blogspot.com/2007/09/grace-blast-furnace-remains.html ?
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Re: Interesting industry
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2007, 05:03:57 AM »
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That is in the same area, I was there again today. BTW the guy who runs that blog (Rick Rowlands) was a friend of mine till I left that school in the 7th grade. I visited his property and got to talk after about 20 years with him.

Rick and I used to trade the Walther's catalog back-n-forth between study halls.