A Railroad with Relevance

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Brakes on the Hill

The entire line from the tunnel exit at Mettiki mine east to Kitzmiller is one long, continuous ~2% downgrade. A little less grade on the curves, a little more grade on the tangents. The grade presents a problem when trying to leave a cut of cars west of the mine or anywhere on the Kitzmiller […]

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