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Old 08-16-2017, 08:28 PM   #6
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Miningcamper, when G&W got the UTAH, coal was booming, which was the railroad's bread and butter. I think had they known what they do now, that's one G&W would have just let die on its own. The UTAH also was doing pretty well providing helper services for BNSF and UP across Soldier Summit. So much has disappeared from that railroad in the past few years. For all practical purposes, they are a contract switching outfit for BNSF. There are still occasional runs to Martin with some oil tanks, but that's not something contributing heavily to the bottom line with Wall Street beating the drum for more profits...
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