Trains, barges in good supply for harvest

Trains, barges in good supply for harvest

AS grain piled up from the rapidly moving harvest, grain dealers praised railroads for promptly delivering empty cars and taking away full trains.

"We kept loading trains and shipped a lot to the local ethanol plants to keep it from going on the ground," a central Illinois dealer said of corn shipments. "All of our trains moved well in October."

The improved service was confirmed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which

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