MASON CITY - New railroad cars lining the Iowa Traction Railroad in Mason City and Clear Lake represent an economic boost for North Iowa, railroad owner Dave Johnson said.
Since Jan. 1 he has stored about 100 empty tank cars along the Iowa Traction line from Mason City Cold Storage, 633 15th St. S.E., west to the IOOF Home, 1037 19th St. S.W.
The cars will eventually haul petroleum products — likely ethanol. Continued