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National Lime & Stone Builds Rail Yard in Erie
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roc
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National Lime & Stone Builds Rail Yard in Erie
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« on: Nov 18th, 2010, 10:13am »
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From the Erie Times News — Railroad tracks are being assembled to feed National Lime & Stone, from Findlay, OH, which will operate a facility with with a drop pit and three car storage tracks just east of the I-79 bridge south of West 16th Street in Erie (http://tinyurl.com/2aer8p7).
 
A more complete article is here: http://www.goerie.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2010311189897.
 
This construction was paid for in part by a PA grant: http://Forums.Railfan.net/forums.cgi?board=WestPenn;action=display;num=1289496998
 
The CSX Chicago mainline is to the right.


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« Reply #1 on: Nov 18th, 2010, 4:50pm »
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Good news! Might have to check it out while I'm up there this weekend. Thanks for the update.

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« Reply #2 on: Nov 19th, 2010, 10:48pm »
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This transfer facility has been built at the location of the Dock Junction yard, part of the E&P (Pennsylvania, PC). Good to see the land being used as it was and the local jobs won't hurt either…
 
http://usgwarchives.net/maps/pa/county/erie/usgs/erie.jpg


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