Locomotive Tonnage/long trains

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Tue Aug 8 11:38:38 EDT 2006

"heavy coal trains of up to 189 car, 189,000 ton train on the
Shenandoah Division.

On November 15, 1967 the railroad ran a 500 car, 48,170 ton train
between Iaeger and Portsmouth, Ohio."

You might want to check those figures again they just don't jive.
Jimmy Lisle

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