Rail car supply in question for Nyssa shipping center

Greg Smith, Malheur County Economic Development director, talks during a meeting regarding a plan for a rail reload center north of Nyssa. Smith will need to answer questions from the state about rail car availability later this month. (The Enterprise/File Photo)

NYSSA – For three years, onion producers and Malheur County officials dreamed of loading local onions onto rail cars for a speedy trip to bustling east coast markets.

They crafted an ambitious plan for the Treasure Valley Reload Center, a shipping depot envisioned north of Nyssa. The county . . .