Superfund Site:

ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY'S JOHNSTON YARD SUPERFUND SITE
MEMPHIS, TN

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Kyle Bryant
(404) 562-9073

Remedial Project Manager
Randy Bryant
(404) 562-8794

Site Location

Street Address:
2921 HORN LAKE ROAD, MEMPHIS, TN 38109

Background

The 288-acre site is located in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. The site includes an active rail yard, a locomotive fueling and servicing center and a freight car repair facility. Industrial and commercial businesses border the site to the north, east and west. Residential neighborhoods, which include low-income and minority residents, border the site to the south.

Since 1910, an active rail yard since has operated at the site. An intermodal facility transferring freight from trains to trucks operated on site until 2006. Canadian National purchased the Illinois Central Railroad in 1998 and changed the facility’s name to Canadian National’s Harrison ...
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