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- about $242,000,000 annually - comes from the dairy industry.

Erie, a city noted for the manufacture of heavy durable goods, is the only large city on line in Pennsylvania. No portion of the Keystone State is unaffected by natural and man-made state factors. Physically, Pennsylvania has the most modern of industrial cities in addition to primitive, wild, wooded mountain sections. Industrial prominence is built on coal and steel, for Pennsylvania is by far the largest producer of iron and steel products in the United States. However, it has a long and impressive list of other diversified products, the value of which approximates $7,000,006,000 annually. Pennsylvania "triplets" is the name given to its coal, natural gas and oil. But with all this, agriculture represents a larger capital investment than either mining or the

manufacture of primary metals.

Nickel Plate serves most of the northern half of Ohio. In covering its 479 miles in the Buckeye State agriculturally, one passes through communities varying from the farm area in the Appalachian Plateau to the level corn belt of western Ohio; from valuable nursery and greenhouse territory to the great corn belt; seeing orchards, vineyards and grain crops. of practically every type, for Ohio raises everything but cotton and citrus within her boundaries.

The many small main street towns, so famous in Ohio for their frequency, as well as the leading cities of Cleveland, Toledo, Lima, Sandusky and others, present a varied and widely diversified industrial picture. They are connected by a maze of railroad tracks and


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