A slide show tour of the Grafton & Upton Railroad propane transfer site

Rail cars would come in at night, park where the white tank car sits. Then they would go down a new set of tracks to the tanks Photo Credit: Richard Price
From a different angle. The pile of crushed rock will be spread on the site where the tanks will rest. Photo Credit: Richard Price
The four cement "walls" are where the 80,000 gallon propane tanks will rest. From here, the fuel will be pumped to the trucks. Photo Credit: Richard Price
The yellow back hoe is where the trucks will pull in and fill up. Pipes will run from the storage tanks to the "filling site". Photo Credit: Richard Price
Rail cars will rest on each side of the catwalks where they will be siphoned of their payload into the tanks. Photo Credit: Richard Price
The hay bales that are set to catch any runoff from entering the woods. Photo Credit: Richard Price
Jon Delli Priscoli, the owner of the Grafton and Upton Railroad, on site. Photo Credit: Richard Price
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GRAFTON, Mass. — Grafton & Upton Railroad owner Jon Delli Priscoli gave The Grafton Daily Voice a tour of the propane transfer site he is building off Westborough Road in North Grafton. 

The construction of the station, which was formally presented in a special meeting Tuesday night at the Municipal Center, is pre-empted from local or state government oversight. Instead, railroads are overseen primarily by the Federal Railroad Administration, the Surface Transportation Board, and state and federal fire marshals. 

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