Is Las Vegas a dead zone for trucking?

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  1. Chinatown

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    San Diego has a desalination plant that makes 50 million gallons of freshwater a day.
    Tree huggers claim the plant contaminates the ocean by putting the salt back into the ocean.
     
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  3. FLHT

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    A pipeline to the Bonneville Salt Flats
     
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    Put the salt on barges and take it back out to sea; dump it in a sea current that disperses it.
     
  5. Blu_Ogre

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    It's all a matter of what freight you can get into. I did O.K. in passing through Vegas with a dry van.

    Rates in may not be spectacular but could usually pay enough to cover the D.H. to L.A. area for a good paying load. I found it more advantages to just deadhead to L.A. rather than wait for a mediocre load that would burn even more clock and calendar.

    Some freight to look for as an O/O with dry van would be the convention/trade show stuff also slot machines and lottery machines for outbound.

    That population center is a massive hive of consumerism. Somebody has to distribute all that alcohol, soda, bottled water and T.P. to the hotels, staff, and folks that live there.
     
  6. bzinger

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    Vegas a cool place but they don't make anything there but sheetrock and it's cheap .
     
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  7. Blu_Ogre

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    The casinos, hotels, and convention centers flow/make a pile of money. Just got to (legally and morally) tap into it and siphon off a bit for yourself
     
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    Considering how much sea salt in a fancy box goes for in the store, they would be crazy dumping it in the ocean.
     
  9. Moose1958

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    Thread drift alert:

    I am not sure you should be using the words "dead zone" in the same sentence with Las Vegas! Considering its mob history!
     
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  10. Hazmat Cat

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    I lived in Vegas for 19 years. Raiders suck and so do their fans. That is all
     
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