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FNS Photo by Bob King Denny Kelliher, laborer, uses a torque wrench to tighten bolts on the hatch of a crude oil rail car at Calumet Refinery in Superior, Wis., last week. One car holds about 600 barrels of crude oil.

More oil leaving Superior by rail

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SUPERIOR, Wis. — It’s just a small piece of the North American oil bonanza pie, but Wisconsin’s only refinery quietly is moving more oil by rail.


In 2012, Calumet Superior LLC built a $10 million train-loading oil terminal across the street from its refinery on the south edge of Superior, adding 18,000 feet of new track.

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