(CRYSTAL, Minn.) — Bushels and bushels of corn spilled from a freight prepare and shaped a easy, yellow path for greater than a 3rd of a mile on railroad tracks in a northern Minneapolis suburb.
The spill occurred in Crystal, Minnesota, on the Canadian Pacific line. The Star Tribune studies the corn stretched for about 2,000 ft (609.6 meters). Assuming the corn was about 1.5 inches (3.eight centimeters) deep the complete method, the Tribune estimates the spill would quantity to about 900 bushels. That’s about $3,400 value of corn on Tuesday’s costs on the Chicago Mercantile Alternate.
Crews are working to scrub up the spilled corn, Canadian Pacific Railway spokesman Andy Cummings instructed The Related Press on Tuesday.