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Railroads Illustrated August 2007

$ 6.95

Features:

Alexander's Alcoby Doug Wonders and Mike Shufelt — A West Virginia coal hauler returns to life yet again.

Popes Creek Coalby Mike Schaller — Will trains or barges haul this vital commodity?

An Uncommon Coal Carrierby Joshua Chlapek — Believe it or not, KCS originates unit coal trains in East Texas.

Almost Heavenby Charles W. Bohi and Leslie S. Kozma — The beautiful mountain valleys of West Virginia provide dramatic backdrops for coal mines served by CSX.

Departments:

Opening Shotby Kevin EuDaly

CTC Board—Current news items.

Parting Shotby Kevin EuDaly