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Old 11-09-2017, 02:41 PM   #339
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First I've heard of it, and still not 100% known who all is involved. But, from the best I can tell, it sounds like the former GP mill will be turned into a crosstie repurposing facility. I would see that as bringing in old ties with some reconditioned as "relay" ties for lesser used lines that don't need brand new crossties. The "Project Black" side looks like it may be an alternative energy concern fueled by scrap crossties.

It seems the project was on the brink of failure when RJ Corman stepped in to invest, as well. This article puts it all together as well as any of them I read:
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