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Comparative Coal Transportation Costs: An Economic and Engineering Analysis of Truck, Belt, Rail, Barge and Coal Slurry and Pneumatic Pipelines; Volume 8--Yellow Ball Rail.
NTIS: PB 274 386 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries :13 pages
The report describes and costs the use of overage rail cars and locomotives as a gathering system for groups of small coal mines in the vicinity of existing lightly used or railbanked track. A transloader is used to establish unit train lots.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 274 386 Available for Reference At Bureau Libraries
Univ. of Illinois At Urbana
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