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These are the rail cars used to transport salt. Get details about rail cars.

Salt is transported in:

  • 52' Plain Gondolas
  • Covered Hoppers

Bagged product is moved in:

  • 50' Insulated Boxcar
  • 50' Standard Boxcars
  • 60' Standard Boxcars
Useful Links

Learn more about what's happening in the salt industry.

United States Geological Society
Salt Association
Salt Institute
U.S. Geological Survey National Minerals Information Center 
USGS Minerals Information List Service
USGS Minerals Yearbook

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