Rail project: What is it, what will it accomplish?

What: Treasure Valley Reload Center

Its function: To serve as a rail shipping point. Local producers would truck onions and other items to the center to be reloaded onto rail cars for shipment east.

Why it’s needed: Malheur County’s onion industry and county officials say the shipping center would cut costs and speed up delivery to customers.

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