Giant red railcar leaves Duluth

The 36-axle Schnabel car is on its way to New Castle, Pennsylvania. Duluth News Tribune reports it will be modified to transport parts for nuclear plants.
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The 36-axle Schnabel car is on its way to New Castle, Pennsylvania. Duluth News Tribune reports it will be modified to transport parts for nuclear plants.

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