Coal Truck Unloaded, 18wheeler

Coal Truck Unloaded, 18wheeler

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Coal is the official state mineral of Kentucky.


About: Coal Truck Unloaded, 18wheeler

I see that the John H Murrey company is still in the coal business. That rail coal shed in the back ground was featured in either model railroad craftsman or model railroader with plans for building it; 60's or 70's.

Coal stock

Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining, either underground by shaft mining, or at ground level by open pit mining extraction.


Coal is primarily used as a solid fuel to produce electricity and heat through combustion. World coal consumption was about 7.25 billion tonnes in 2010 The price of coal increased from around $30.00 per short ton in 2000 to around $150.00 per short ton as of September 2008. In early 2015, it was trading near $56/ton.