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» CSX Chattanooga Sub (more..)
» New Hope, Tennessee, USA (more..)
» November 28, 2017
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Rushing north around the curve in the community of New Hope, TN (MP J-127.4 Alaten) is the 90 car train empty Limestone train CSX W581-02 as it runs north on the CSX Chattanooga Sub is heading back to it's origin point to be reloaded with limestone . 12 to 24 hours ago this Georgia Power Limestone train had just got done dumping the bulk commodity off at the limestone pit at Plant Bowen near Stilesboro, GA. Limestone is used at Fossil Plants with a combined of water combust into a flue gas desulfurization (FGD) processing unit or referred to as a scrubber, to removes sulfur dioxide (SO2) from the exhaust flue gases in power plants that burn coal, to remove the SO2, the flue exhaust from a coal-fired power plant is commonly bubbled through a mixture of lime or limestone and water. Which shows you that Limestone is a important bulk commodity to Fossil Plants.
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