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February 15, 2009

Hollywood at Applebees

The V&T in Mound House

Today is Mound House Day at Around Carson.

Old V&T Route Through Mound House

First up is an article looking at the original route the V&T used to take through Mound House, and seeing what’s become of it today. Also there are two new Then and Now articles dealing with the old Mound House depot area.

Mound House Rails Then and Now
#40 – Mound House Rails

Mound House Depot Then and Now
#41 – Mound House Depot

Shot Tower

The shot tower at West Coast Shot in Mound House. Droplets of molten steel are dropped from the very top, and during freefall form into nearly perfect spheres. At the bottom they land in a pool of water and cool.

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