KOPPERS, CR AND PPL: MAKING "COGEN" WORK

The disposal of wooden cross ties has been a problem which has been getting worse in recent years. The enormous amount of used wooden ties required a lengthy process to move the ties from the tracks to landfill sites and a large number of trains in which to haul them. Details of the disposal process and how Conrail, Koppers and the Pennsylvania Power and Light Co. may have found a solution to this disposal problem by converting the ties into electric power, are given.

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 2 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00490905
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1990 12:00AM