And how many trains in a day?
Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:37am

Just as tankers have a hard time navigating inland, away from the water - railway capacity doesn't exist (yet)in Prudhoe bay.

We have our refineries ALMOST exclusively on the water - but should not.

You think Japan had problems with their Tsunami?

Read up on Texas City - an explosion there made Hiroshima look like a firecracker. That was 50 years ago - and there are hundreds (perhaps thousands, who knows) who were more or less vaporized and who are still unaccounted for. Including the father of a friend of mine.

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    • And how many trains in a day? — Lewis, Thu Aug 18 10:37am
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