Canadian Pacific's Yellow Brick Road

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Canadian Pacific's Yellow Brick Road

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Train Carrying Corn Has Massive Spill, Transforms Tracks Into a “Yellow Brick Road”
By Sara Barnes on January 17, 2020

On a cold winter day in Crystal, Minnesota, Mike Parker noticed an unusual sight near his house. The neighboring train tracks were completely covered in golden kernels of corn as far as the eye could see. And best of all, this magical sight resembled the fantastical Yellow Brick Road from The Wizard of Oz.

After snapping a picture of the tracks, Parker naturally shared it on Twitter. Users there thought his photo was fake; after all, the spill was too clean and there were no wild animals enjoying this embarrassment of edible riches. But despite all the skeptics, it turns out Parker’s picture was totally real. The spill occurred on the Canadian Pacific rail line and stretched about 2,000 feet long. There’s speculation that the amount of corn lost to the tracks was about 900 bushels or about $3,500 worth of the grain.

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Re: Canadian Pacific's Yellow Brick Road

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A very nice picture. 900 bushels is approximately 1/4 of a car load.
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