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Date: April 09, 2022 10:47AM

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In Dunlay TX, an empty rock train leaves the main line and travels on the Southwest Gulf Railroad.

The Southwest Railroad, as far as known by the locals has no locomotives, no cars and no customers except the Martin-Marrietta quarry, but claims to be a common carrier.

Norm Schultze



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and
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and
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[www.progressiverailroading.com]

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[www.fb.org]

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In Return to Historic Roots, IAM Creates Rail Division to be Led by Josh Hartford as Union Grows Strength for TCU/IAM, IAM District 19 Members
[www.goiam.org]

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TSA confirms controversial Amtrak passenger screening program underway
[www.wyff4.com]

CTDOT opens new boarding platform at Clinton Railroad Station on Shore Line East
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TTC Management Begins Transition to ENSCO
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Florida Gov. DeSantis appoints Perdue secretary of FDOT
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