Long Beach’s Pier B rail yard a ‘new Maginot Line’: analyst

[caption caption="POLB planners believe the Pier B project will increase the mix of on-dock volume to 33 percent from less than 20 percent today. Photo credit: Port of Long Beach."][/caption]In the 1930s, French Minister of War André Maginot, i…

[caption caption="POLB planners believe the Pier B project will increase the mix of on-dock volume to 33 percent from less than 20 percent today. Photo credit: Port of Long Beach."][/caption]In the 1930s, French Minister of War André Maginot, inspired by the horrors of World War I, built a 280-mile line...