Train station, culinary school, tourist center floated as ideas for Oscar Mayer plant in Madison
MADISON — Could the soon-to-be-closed Oscar Mayer plant in Madison become a train station?
That’s one of the possible ideas that came from a listening session hosted by city aldermen.
Since a rail line already runs behind the Oscar Mayer buildings, the site would be a perfect place for an intermodal transportation hub.
Other ideas suggested by residents included a model for sustainable urban farming, a culinary school and tourist center.
The Oscar Mayer plant is closing later this year.
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