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February 11, 2009 in City, Region
Brian Plonka photo

A freight train highballs through Libby, Mont., Feb. 7, 2007. Residents living near the railroad tracks were subjected to flying asbestos fibers as trains were loaded downtown and sent fully packed nationwide. The tracks have since been cleaned over several miles.

February 11, 2007 in City, Region
Brian Plonka photo

Another day comes to an end, February 7, 2007, in Libby, Mont. The small town built on the natural resource industry is still haunted by the asbestos exposure caused by mining operated by the W.R. Grace company.