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Posted by Elba Steve
on 10/26/2017, 11:11 pm, in reply to "Gone
While coal has been down for a couple of years now, it's not out. And, for the last several months, per Trains Magazine newswire, coal has been somewhat on the upswing. Couple that with the ensuing cold weather season, many power plants that still burn coal are getting their shipments lined up for the anticipated winter season. A lot of sidelined hoppers have been put back in service and knocked the rust off the flanges. A good thing for now.