December 10, 2020 - Abilene Reporter News - Trains brought progress to Abilene, and now progress in the South of Downtown Abilene District is about moving trains down the tracks.

Ironhorse Resources railroad company is selling the historic Burlington Depot at 189 Locust St. and the dog-legged, 5.42-acre lot on which it sits.

The company is moving its rail operations to a 9-acre lot on China Street, on the east side of South Treadaway Boulevard, said John HIll, the listing broker with Barnett and Hill who is representing the depot property. 

"They wanted to get out of the neighborhood, and recognize that this neighborhood has a higher and best use for residential and entertainment and move across the track where they have something closer to their main rail line and more fitting in terms of land use," Hill said. 

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