wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

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Jedijk88
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Re: wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

Post by Jedijk88 » Sat Jul 09, 2016 10:33 am

No article I've seen on the web says rail is a part of this planned facility. It does state that the materials for the manufacturing of pellets will be sourced locally (30 mile radius) and trucked in. Since this will be a pellet bagging facility what rail traffic potential exists? Outbound boxcars of pellets ?

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Re: wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

Post by Cosmo » Sat Jul 09, 2016 11:00 am

Outbound hoppers of pellets to- ahhh, *ahem* UPTON? :wink:
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Re: wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

Post by b&m 1566 » Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:26 pm

That's what I was thinking. Where does the pellets for G&U originate?

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Re: wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

Post by Cosmo » Sat Jul 09, 2016 7:22 pm

Beats me.
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Re: wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

Post by buddydog » Wed Jul 13, 2016 2:24 pm

gilman to st. johnsbury video

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Re: wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

Post by Cowford » Thu Jul 14, 2016 8:08 pm

Outbound hoppers of pellets to- ahhh, *ahem* UPTON?
~200 miles, five roads involved? Good luck with that.

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Re: wood pellet mill in gilman, vermont

Post by F-line to Dudley via Park » Fri Jul 15, 2016 12:08 pm

Comes in on CSX Selkirk-to-Framingham, then to G&U on the daily Framingham-Worcester local. I've never seen it mentioned that the stuff is coming from up north via PAR @ Barbers, so can likely rule that out. Good luck figuring this one out with how many states, countries, and RR's have their loads classified through Selkirk. You're way better off just getting an answer straight from the horse's mouth by having a regular G&U spotter ask a crewmember point-blank rather than throw darts at a map of the continental U.S. Or posting the question on the Friends of G&U Facebook page; enough Grafton/Upton/Hopedale townies are friended there that you may get a direct answer from somebody first- or second-hand affiliated with the pellet customer.

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