High-Speed Train Unloading Station - Oglethorpe, Ga.
Tyson Foods, Inc.
Ibberson was awarded the contract for the high-speed rail unloading project to accommodate off-loading and storing and 90 100-ton railcar shuttle trains in 15 hours.
The project consisted of a 60-foot-diameter by 127-foot concrete silo to store approximately 6,500 tons of corn, which supplies grain to an existing integrated poultry feed mill.
In addition to the silo, the project included a receiving tunnel, receiving conveyors, receiving bucket elevator, bucket elevator tower, distribution conveyors and equipment, reclaim tunnel, zero-entry bin sweep conveyor and reclaim conveyors and equipment.