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The Farmers of New Market, Tenn.

See smaller James Arville Finchum, his son Andrew, and Daisy. In the distance, over James' shoulder, you can see the proposed site for Norfolk Southern's intermodal facility.

photo by David Luttrell

James Arville Finchum, his son Andrew, and Daisy. In the distance, over James' shoulder, you can see the proposed site for Norfolk Southern's intermodal facility.

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  • Axel and Jeanne Weber Ringe live on Bays Mountain — a fair portion of which may be moved in order to connect the proposed intermodal facility to Interstate 40.
  • Jack Kramer is one of many Jefferson County farmers who believes that an intermodal facility will cost his county more money than it will generate locally.
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  • Danny Shelton and Shelton Farms, a successful Community Supported Agriculture venture that stands to be polluted if the intermodal becomes reality.
  • James Arville Finchum, his son Andrew, and Daisy. In the distance, over James' shoulder, you can see the proposed site for Norfolk Southern's intermodal facility.
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  • On the subject of relocating, Rev. Charles Hobbs says, 'There is no place equal to what we have here.'
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In May 2009, our New Market neighbors learned that their local government and Norfolk Southern had been secretly planning a 700-acre intermodal railroad facility and logistics park for two years or more. Here are David Luttrell's photos of New Market's farmers and their land.

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