This paper describes the newly unveiled port terminal at Thunder Bay on Lake Superior shore in NW Ontario which is part of a transportation system for Western Canadian coal, moved over a distance of 1,400 miles eastward. Coal is transported in unit trains that carry about 10,000 tons in about 100 steel gondolas. From Thunder Bay coal will be distributed by ships for an initial throughput of 3-million ton/yr.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Australian Dept of Primary Industries and Energy

    GPO Box 858
    Canberra, A.C.T. 2601,   Australia 
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

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  • Pagination: p. 55-57
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083914
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM