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Thread #59418   Message #2044911
Posted By: Rapparee
06-May-07 - 09:04 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
The old trains don't have to be polluters, not anymore. I have it on the authority of someone who engineers trains (that is, designs them) that coal-fired steam could be used with little or no impact on the surrounding air, land, or water. But right now diesel is king because diesel was cheaper.