From my office in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, I can see the Union Pacific Railroad track that runs to and from Odessa, Pecos and Midland, Texas. A vast number of westbound hopper cars, I assume filled with sand, make up a growing share of the many freight trains that rumble past daily.

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