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Even in a bad recession,we're still a throwaway society

The Everett-Roosevelt trash train passes thru Mukilteo,WA on its way to the Roosevelt,WA landfill.This one had two Dash-9s for power and 71 well cars with single and double stack trash containers-296 axles,one of the longest loaded trash trains I've seen in a while.
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This is the first trash stack train I have seen. I wonder how much trash is taken by train every day?
 
Here is a link that tells how it is all handled in Snohomish County,WA.

http://www1.co.snohomish.wa.us/Departments/Public_Works/Divisions/SolidWaste/Garbage/wheregarbagegoes.htm

It mentions that this county sends 1500 tons to the landfill at Roosevelt,WA each weekday.Seattle Trash goes to a landfill in Oregon hauled by UP.
 

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