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For a historical perspective on unit coal trains, I need to get a clearer understanding of the Southern's early operations.

-- Robert R Harmen, D.D.S. (, January 04, 2000


Pages 222-223 of "The Southern Railway" by Burke Davis (University of North Carolina Press, 1985) gives information on the first unit train in Alabama and subsequent trains operating from Appalachia, VA. Dick Fisher

-- Richard Fisher (, January 09, 2000.

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