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October 20, 2013
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V&T battles cost of fuel, steams ahead with events

Creators of the online marketplaces that match buyers and sellers of used motor oil sometimes say that black is the new green. For Thomas Gray, it’s the new headache. Gray, who runs the historic Virginia & Truckee Railroad from its headquarters at Virginia City, relies on used motor oil to fire the locomotives that haul passenger cars through the mining community. And it’s not nearly as cheap as it used to be. In fact, his father often was able to get used motor oil for free from automotive repair shops during the first years that the railroad began running. Bob …

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