EQUIPMENT NEWS
Famine or Feast
Mary Kennedy DTN Basis Analyst
Fri Jun 6, 2014 11:39 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It may be a case of be careful what you wish for.

Many North Dakota elevators waited in frustration for rail cars to load out grain during the past four months, but some are now reporting BNSF is inundating them with empties. One elevator operator reported he is still trying to unload fertilizer cars currently sitting at his siding. He will end up loading more cars this month than he has all year.

Another elevator operator said there is not enough room on his track for all the cars that are suddenly arriving. While both elevators are ...

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