Plan to off-load crude oil in Lamy fuels backlash
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Plan to unload crude oil sparks fears in Lamy
Parke Duttenhofer walks along the railroad spur by the Lamy Rail Road Depot on Friday in Lamy, where it is proposed that railroad tankers will be loaded with crude oil from semi truck tankers. The spur branches off of and runs parallel to the main southbound track. Duttenhofer is one of the residents in Lamy who is concerned about plans to off-load crude oil from tanker trucks to railcars near the old depot for shipment to refineries. Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican
Posted: Saturday, December 14, 2013 12:35 pm
Updated: 9:12 am, Tue Dec 17, 2013.
Santa Fe Southern Railway might have discovered a way to make some money by allowing tanker trucks to off-load crude oil into specialized train cars at the company’s property in Lamy. Revenue from the project could help revive the excursion train between Santa Fe and Lamy that was shut down last year.
But the idea worries some Lamy residents.
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Saturday, December 14, 2013 12:35 pm.
Updated: 9:12 am.