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Chaotic Docks: Marc Levinson’s The Box, 2: Gridlock On The Docks

 The 1950s shipping industry should be called Mixed Cargo Chaos.  Longshoremen found themselves having to be brutish in pulling and pushing carbon-black metals and spools and coils while simultaneously having to be sweet in cradling tropical fruit and other sweets … Continue reading

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