August 10, 2023

The supply chain of bathtub gin and bootlegging


Prohibition might have made the production and sale of alcohol in the United States illegal, but that doesn’t mean Americans put down the bottle. The supply chain for alcoholic beverages flourished during the ban but in a completely different way.

Join Deputy Editor Brielle Jaekel and fellow FreightWavesTV host Mary O’Connell on this week’s episode of Tracks Through Time as they go back in time to Prohibition and see what it was like to make alcohol with regular household ingredients.

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NOVEMBER 7-9, 2023 • CHATTANOOGA, TN • IN-PERSON EVENT

The second annual F3: Future of Freight Festival will be held in Chattanooga, “The Scenic City,” this November. F3 combines innovation and entertainment — featuring live demos, industry experts discussing freight market trends for 2024, afternoon networking events, and Grammy Award-winning musicians performing in the evenings amidst the cool Appalachian fall weather.



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