The importance of forests to the railroads as sources of their bridge, road bed, and general construction material and as a permanent source of freight traffic and revenue has never been adequately investigated. In this article are given a few facts bearing on the inter-dependence of forests and railroads.
Document Type: Journal Article
Agricultural Commissioner, Cotton Belt Railroad
Publication date: April 1, 1931
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