I followed my curiosity on the possible barge-rail cement connection.
Unfortunately, Google shows that the rail connection to the LaFarge silos (285 Medford Street in Charleston) is decidedly
Google shows tracks adjacent to the Coast Cement silos in South Boston (Drydock Avenue) but not to them. And the
discussion on Boston Waterfront Industrial Track Reactivation indicates no heavy cars would be able to get to or from the silos.
BTW, what's with the pink buildings and the blackouts on the Google street view?
I haven't looked further than Boston for a barge connection....
I'm always astonished at how much time my curiosity can absorb.