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Re: [CBQ] [BRHSlist] Sand Company in Oregon, IL

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Subject: Re: [CBQ] [BRHSlist] Sand Company in Oregon, IL
From: "Tom Mack via" <>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 11:35:53 -0800
On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 12:22 PM, David wrote:
Martin Marietta's Oregon mine was operated by its Manley Sand Co. division.
Some good historical info on the National Silica plant is now posted on the Oregon Depot Museum website:

According to the website: "The National Silica complex... has had many other names over the years, Portage-Manley, Martin-Marietta, Manley and Unimin to name a few. The plant was built in 1909."

The aerial photo of the plant on the Museum website was (is?) hanging in the sand plant's office. I photographed it about 15 years ago when I was visiting Oregon. I was able to basically date it based on the paint schemes on the Q covered hoppers but can't recall what I came up with.
Tom Mack
Cincinnati, OH
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