RailPictures.Net Photo: NS 9331 Norfolk Southern GE C40-9W (Dash 9-40CW) at Belews Creek, North Carolina by Trey Belton
 
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» Belews Creek Steam Station 
» Belews Creek, North Carolina, USA (more..)
» September 28, 2013
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» NS 68R (more..)
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The NS 9331 leading the NS 68R delivers another load of Limestone to Belews Creek. At the top of the picture the Pushers can be seen if you look closely. Limestone is used in the plant WFGD or "scrubber" system and is injected into the flue gas to help reduce Sulfur Dioxide, the key ingredient in Acid Rain. The byproduct from this process is synthetic Gypsum, which is sold to produce wallboard or Sheetrock as it is better known It is loaded onto trucks and taken to a wallboard plant near Mount Holly, NC
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