[Talk-us] Railway = racetrack ?!

Russ Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Tue Nov 24 05:17:50 UTC 2015


Mike N writes:
 > 
 > I've never noticed this sort of oval railyard in the US before.   At 
 >    It seems to be some sort of grain depot, but that's the fanciest rail 
 > network I've ever seen for a grain depot.
 > 
 > http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=16/36.2834/-89.1455

I've seen other Ethanol plants that have similar setups. Yours is only
served by one railroad, but the one that I saw flying cross-country is
located at the junction of two railroads and has connections to both.

Here's another one, in Northern NY:
https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/43.47883/-76.62964

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