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Update on Rail Car storage in Adirondack Forest Preserve


Initially Ed Ellis, President of the Iowa Pacific Railroad, the owner of the Saratoga & North Creek Railway, said he planned to generate income by storing several thousand rail cars on the 30 miles of the Tahawus Lines aka Sanford Lake Spur.  He was able to contract with Berkshire Hathaway READ MORE

Working for Wilderness


“If there’s an opportunity to make money, you make money,” said Iowa Pacific President Ed Ellis, explaining his company’s decision to store up to two thousand used rail cars on the Adirondack Park’s dormant Tahawus Line. Ellis’s callous words were quoted in the New York Times article, “Empty Rail Cars READ MORE