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MKT 629 West leads an FPPX coal empty back to the mines.

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©  Mar 3, 1983


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MKT 629 West leads an FPPX coal empty back to the mines.



Long consist !!!
storyCoal trains in this era were usually about 100-105 cars built with steel - about one mile long. When aluminum cars began operation in the 90's, train lengths grew to 125-130 cars or more because of the tare weight savings.
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