Biewer Lumber announced today the development of a new state-of-the-art sawmill in Winona, MS. The facility is expected to be complete and operational by January 2022.
The new sawmill will be served by Grenada Railroad.
About Grenada Railroad, LLC
Grenada Railroad LLC (GRYR) is a short line railroad owned and managed by RailUSA. GRYR operates 228 miles of track, running north/south along the I-55 corridor between Canton, MS and Memphis, TN. It is strategically positioned with access to six Class I carriers: Canadian National (CN), Union Pacific (UP), Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF), Norfolk Southern (NS), Kansas City Southern (KCS) and CSX Transportation (CSX). Grenada Railroad offers daily interchanges, a fleet of centerbeams and boxcars, fast turn-times, and a capacity of 2,200 storage spots. GRYR’s dedicated management and work force offers the timely and flexible service demanded by today’s fast paced supply chains, while offering the inherent economies of scale shipping by rail provides.
About RailUSA, LLC
RailUSA, LLC is an independent freight railroad and rail services holding company headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. RailUSA owns and operates two short line/regional railroads – Florida Gulf & Atlantic Railroad, which operates between Baldwin, FL, and Pensacola, FL, and Grenada Railroad, which operates between Memphis, TN, and Canton, MS. The company is majority-owned and controlled by Equity Group Investments (EGI), the private investment firm of Sam Zell, and other EGI-led investors.