Keith Tantlinger, Builder of Cargo Container, Dies at 92 (via Andre)

The crucial refinements he made — including a corner mechanism that locks containers together — allowed them to be hefted by crane, stacked high in ships and transferred from shipboard to trucks and trains far more easily, and cheaply, than ever before.

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corey

one of my favorite parts of barting from the east bay everyday is going thru the port of oakland

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