Iowa Pacific in the Adirondacks in New York State: Railroad owner defends train car storage proposal

By Don Lehman, The Post Star; October 13, 2017

QUEENSBURY — The owner of Saratoga & North Creek Railway told Warren County supervisors Friday that he would scuttle a plan to store train cars in the Adirondacks if he was compensated with the revenue the storage proposal would bring.

Ed Ellis, president of the railway’s parent company, Iowa Pacific Holdings, spent more than an hour answering questions, and also heard that at least one environmental group that opposes the idea is contemplating legal action against it.

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