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I dropped by my hobby shop today and picked up a bag of Woodland Scenics 'Mine Run Coal'. The bag is described as "9 cu. in. (147.5 cu.cm.)" and cost me $3.99
On the way back home I stopped at Michaels and found a bag of "Coarse Black Sand". This was a 2lb bag and cost me $3.00
How does BNSF unload their coal? are they like Norfolk Southern and dump them upside down. Pictures would be helpful. I'm modeling a coal powerplant and need to model an unloading area. Please help. Since I'm modeling it pictures would be best or even video. I tried searching online but nothing...
A pair of SD38-2 locos, still wearing the colors of the fallen-flag Iron Belt regional line, pull a string of coal hoppers northbound through the town of Parma, Ohio, on CSX's Cleveland, Lorain & Wheeling [CL&W] Subdivision. Their cargo is destined for the coke ovens of the Erie Steel...
This is a BNSF gp-50 #3205. It is the 3rd loco. of a 3 engine train, the engines in front are Santa Fe #6380 and Santa Fe #39. This engines next job will be a 4 car local to the local coal mine. It will take the 4 coal cars off the train to the coal mine to be filled with the coal.
A huge cloud of steam rises skyward as thousands of gallons of water rains down upon freshly-baked, 2000-F coke. The Iron Belt Railway (now a subdivision of CSX) transports the raw coal from mines in West Virginia to this Lake Erie steel mill; ore and limestone, the other two key ingredients in...
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