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When a Tree Falls in the Forest, Railroads Are There to Move It

Did you know that Alabama forests are equal to the size of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Delaware combined? And it is Alabama’s twenty-five freight railroads that provide the critical link between the state’s forest products industry and the international marketplace. In fact, in 2011, Alabama’s railroads carried more pulp and paper from Alabama than any other state. Just another way freight rail works for Alabama.