Freightcar America 7 mm

A freight car under construction is inspected at the FreightCar America plant in Barton. [FILE PHOTO/TIMESDAILY]

BARTON — The Shoals is losing FreightCar America to Mexico, leaving the sprawling Barton Riverfront Industrial Plant facility vacant by the end of the year or early next year.

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(2) comments

David Rau

So much for Trump keeping jobs in the USA.

Drew Talley

I thought the new USMCA that replaced NAFTA was supposed to keep jobs from leaving for Mexico?

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