Moving coal by train?

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Moving coal by train?

Proposed N.M. rail line could benefit S.W. Colo.
Economic development officials in Southwest Colorado say a proposed rail line in northwest New Mexico would benefit the Four Corners’ economy. Moving coal out of GCC’s King Coal Mine in southwest La Plata County is one way the proposed rail link might help Southwest Colorado.
Jenna Hankins, operating the dispatch center, directs loading of coal at GCC’s King Coal Mine near Hesperus. A proposed rail link in Northwest New Mexico would cut the firm’s distance of trucking coal from its source to the Gallup, N.M., area by about 120 miles.
Some doubt a proposed rail link from Farmington to Thoreau, N.M., will ever be built – even if it might benefit some businesses in Southwest Colorado such as GCC’s King Coal Mine near Hesperus.
Delbert Joe, a driver for Kelly Contracting of Farmington, climbs boards his truck as it is loaded with coal at GCC’s King Coal Mine. A proposed rail link in northwest New Mexico would cut the distance of trucking coal from the mine to the Gallup, N.M., area by about 120 miles.

Moving coal by train?

Economic development officials in Southwest Colorado say a proposed rail line in northwest New Mexico would benefit the Four Corners’ economy. Moving coal out of GCC’s King Coal Mine in southwest La Plata County is one way the proposed rail link might help Southwest Colorado.
Jenna Hankins, operating the dispatch center, directs loading of coal at GCC’s King Coal Mine near Hesperus. A proposed rail link in Northwest New Mexico would cut the firm’s distance of trucking coal from its source to the Gallup, N.M., area by about 120 miles.
Some doubt a proposed rail link from Farmington to Thoreau, N.M., will ever be built – even if it might benefit some businesses in Southwest Colorado such as GCC’s King Coal Mine near Hesperus.
Delbert Joe, a driver for Kelly Contracting of Farmington, climbs boards his truck as it is loaded with coal at GCC’s King Coal Mine. A proposed rail link in northwest New Mexico would cut the distance of trucking coal from the mine to the Gallup, N.M., area by about 120 miles.
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