"MDOT officials said other than some industrial spur connections built at K.I. Sawyer and the former Kinross Air Force Base, this is the first "new" rail installation the agency is aware of in the past 25 years."
"Since the federal Rails to Trails law was signed in 1976, this is the first rail bank reactivation in the state and one of only a handful across the country, according to the Detroit Free Press."
"Within the next few weeks, rail cars will begin to arrive at the Humboldt Mill."
"Prior to leaving the facility, the gondola rail cars will be capped."
They provided two photos of the US41 crossing showing the new overhead cantilever warning flashers. In the picture it looks like the line is ballasted and ready to go.
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