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  • Re: Huelett unloaders video

    ... The operator told me that contact with the hatch opening of ships was infrequent as long as one paid attention to what he was doing.  This made me think

    magpiedale29 1 hour ago
  • Re: Birmingham blast furnaces

    Brendan, The blast furnace is planned to shutdown somewhere between August 13th-15th (unknown if it will be for good though perhaps it might be), but the EAF

    gmo1515 11 hours ago
  • US Steel News for sale

    Selling some extra copies of the following US Steel News- November 1937 (Carnegie Natural Gas issue), July 1936 (American Bridge issue), December 1936 (Coal

    douggeiger80501 23 hours ago
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This is a forum for all persons interested in the manufacturing of steel, from the standpoint of the hobbyist. Postings are welcome regarding any facet of the steel industry, from the mining of iron ore and the production of coke, to Great Lakes shipping and steel-owned railroads, to blast furnaces and rolling mills. Discussion of steel-related industries such as shipbuilding and fabrication is also welcome. Scale model dialogue is encouraged, as is that of the prototype relating to the hobbyist. Announcements of plant tours, open-houses, museums, historical archives, and new scale model products are also welcome. For sale announcements of related hobby items is permissible. Additionally, discussion on other heavy industries is encouraged.

Not welcome are postings regarding religion, politics, union-management conflicts, etc.

This list also serves as an informal discussion forum of the Railroad Industries Modeling Special Interest Group (RRIMSIG). http://watt.rrisig.org www.facebook.com/rrimsig

The homepage photo was taken at the Youngstown Model Railroad Club (HO) by the list owner.

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