September 2000 - Page 31
Traffic is held while ten wheeler eases across roadway after retrieving box car from Canada I ron & M achine. G rand River Furni ture is a maj or employee in this industrial city.
Fuel delivery driver chats with conductor as brakeman signal s enginemen spotting hopper car. I n a matter of minutes, the air wil l be black with coal dust from unloading operation on tres tle.
S pindly track that threads between l arge indus tries in G rand River's east end would put any engine larger than a ten wheeler on the ground. Lill & Swain Coal in foregrou nd also handles