FROM MINE TO MARKET BY RAIL...THE INDISPENSABLE TRANSPORT MODE

In 1973, 371 million tons of bituminous coal, nearly 63% of US production, was loaded on rail cars at the mine. Thus if it were not for the railroads nearly two-thirds of our coal would not be mined at all. In large measure, the coal industry simply would not exist. It is no exaggeration to call the railroads the logistical arm of the coal industry.

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10036
  • Publication Date: 1974-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 102
  • Serial:
    • Coal Age
    • Volume: 79
    • Issue Number: 7
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00057672
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Coal Age
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 6 1976 12:00AM