Trains carry cornucopia of products, materials through county

If you live, work or drive near railroad tracks in Johnson County, then the trains traveling past you every day are likely hauling nearly anything, such as automobiles, beer, petroleum gas or coal, depending on the day.

They also might roll by carrying munitions to or from the Navy base at Crane or hauling Cummins diesel engines from Columbus to Indianapolis.

Three railroad companies send trains daily through the countyon two sets of tracks that run nearly parallel.

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