Businesses grow along rail lines

Monday, December 15, 2014

When seven land speculators claimed Fremont, Nebraska in 1856, the Union Pacific transcontinental railroad figured prominently in their vision for the town. As these “Pathfinders” predicted, industry flourished along the rail lines. Foundries, factories, and sawmills grew in the Fremont area and helped connect and sustain the small prairie town.

Even today, rail transportation is one of the most efficient and cost-effective methods of moving freight. Because of this, it offers businesses a serious competitive advantage. Fremont has some great opportunities for industries to utilize rail. The town boasts several available industrial sites that are rail served. Search for rail served sites: http://ow.ly/Ay7tp

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