UNIT TRAIN TRANSPORTATION OF COAL. TECHNOLOGY AND DESCRIPTION OF NINE REPRESENTATIVE OPERATIONS

The Bureau of Mines surveyed unit trainloading and storage installations in the midwestern, eastern, and southeastern coalfields. Nine individual operations were studied in detail as a representative cross section of unit train operations in these areas. Of the nine operations studied, three were in Illinois, two in Kentucky, and one each in West Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Information was obtained from coal producers, coal sale agencies, railroads, construction and equipment companies, and power companies.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Bureau of Mines, Twin Cities, Minn., Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bureau of Mines, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Mines

    C Street Between 18th and 19th Streets, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20241
  • Authors:
    • Glover, T O
    • Hinkle, M E
    • Riley, H L
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Pagination: 119 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093132
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BuMines-IC-8444 Info Circ.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1976 12:00AM