Rail depot seen as a ‘game-changer’

By Pat Caldwell

The Enterprise

VALE — The money is there, at least for now, and but no blueprint exists to build a new rail shipping center in Malheur County.

Last week the county received a huge economic boost when the Oregon Legislature approved $26 million for the local facility.

The shipping depot would form special trains loaded with area produce trucked in. The trains would then head east, cutting time and costs for . . .

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