Last May marked the 35th anniversary of the Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption—the deadliest such eruption ever in U.S. history—that killed 57 people and destroyed 250 homes, 47 bridges, 15 mi. of railways, and 185 mi. of highway. Still, some good has come out of it.
One trucking company is using the sand created by that catastrophic blast to help revitalize the Puget Sound region. Back in 2014, T.E. Walrath Trucking in Tacoma, WA, started using its Kenworth T800s to haul the Mount St. Helens sand to golf courses, parks, and playing fields across the area....More