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Date: 12/02/05 09:39
schnabel car leaving Duluth
Author: rdclmc

If you go the the duluth shipping news you can see an array of pictures of the schnabel car leaving duluth with the load for the tar sands project in Alberta

http://www.duluthshippingnews.com/



Date: 12/02/05 13:57
Re: schnabel car leaving Duluth
Author: danrkfd

Cool, thanks for the heads up. They have added a few pics since I looked last.



Date: 12/02/05 15:06
Re: schnabel car leaving Duluth
Author: P

Now that is some cool stuff. That's the biggest freight car I think I have ever seen!

Thanks for posting.

In short, what exactly will this stuff be used for?



Date: 12/02/05 17:31
Re: schnabel car leaving Duluth
Author: sdrake

P Wrote:
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> Now that is some cool stuff. That's the biggest
> freight car I think I have ever seen!
>
> Thanks for posting.

I concur. Neat pictures. Interesting to see the consist with two cabooses and also the high rail truck following.

> In short, what exactly will this stuff be used
> for?

Processing tar sands to extract an crude oil like substance from which gasoline, etc can be produced.




Date: 12/02/05 19:07
Re: schnabel car leaving Duluth
Author: rdclmc

If you want to know more about the project here is their web site

http://www.longlake.ca/



Date: 12/02/05 22:11
Re: schnabel car leaving Duluth
Author: tomd

For those who are intrested, Concept Models has just release a HO scale resin kit for this car!

http://con-sys.com/products.htm

Mine is already in the mail.

Tom



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