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  1. Monongahela historical society offers high-tech walking toursRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | O-R Online

    The Anawalt-Taylor house at 715 W. Main St. in Monongahela, portions of which date to 1850, is included on the new self-guided tour of the city's historic district for its association with the Underground Railroad.


  2. Neighborhood notebook: Two short line railroads partner for celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The York Daily Record

    The Stewartstown Railroad and the Ma & Pa Railroad Heritage Village will double your railroading pleasure through a joint event this Sunday, Aug. 9. To celebrate the heritage of short line railroads in southeastern York County, the pair are offering a reduced price combination ticket that will allow you to ride the trains in both Stewartstown and Muddy Creek Forks. There's so much history to be found at both locations, too much to recite all of it here.


  3. Plenty of roomRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Altoona Mirror

    ... at the college, visiting doctors, technicians and pharmacy reps at the hospital and visiting executives at the railroad shops, they said. Sheetz has generated lots of travel, especially since it began its heavy focus on food, according to John ...


  4. Casey calls for more rail inspectorsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | The News Item

    In a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration , U.S. Sen. Bob Casey is calling for more inspectors to inspect railroad bridges in an effort to increase safety. Casey told Sarah Feinberg, FRA's acting administrator, that the authority employs six bridge safety specialists and one supervisor who are tasked with enforcing the 2010 Bridge Safety Standards rule, which audits the bridge management programs and individual inspection reports across the country for all privately owned rail bridges.


  5. Donations needed to improve Colebrookdale RailroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WFMZ

    The railroad provides a scenic ride from Boyertown to Pottstown, with a view of the Manatawny Creek and passage through several rock cuts. "It is a uniquely attractive line to take a ride down," said Richard Tobin, member of the board of directors and full time volunteer, but maintaining the track is not as effortless as the ride.


  6. Casey wants more federal railroad bridge inspectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    With only one federal railroad inspector for all 919 train bridges in Pennsylvania, U.S. Senator Bob Casey wants more inspectors on railroad bridges carrying trains loaded with potentially dangerous toxic chemicals. Responding, a spokesman for the Federal Railroad Administration said: "With more resources from Congress, FRA could have a more robust program."


  7. Sen. Casey pushing for more federal railroad inspectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | O-R Online

    ... while carrying crude oil and volatile substances. Yet only one federal official oversees the inspection reports for railroad bridges across the commonwealth. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey wants to change that. He is calling for an additional $1 million in ...


  8. Cocalico Corner: A Reinholds sort of SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Ephrata Review

    ... see folks still whiling away summer evenings on their front porches. Folks can walk down to the old hotel by the railroad tracks for a snack or drink without fear. According to the Ellis and Evans circa 1883 "History of Lancaster County ...


  9. York County filled with diverse museums displaying clocks, prison bars and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The York Daily Record

    Delta's Old Line Museum displays artifacts that tell about this southeastern York County's diverse history - from Welsh slate mining to Ma & Pa Railroad history. Its inside prize is the slate clock - the Humphrey Pritchard clock.


  10. Hanover Borough Council sells pipeyard, approves street renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Evening Sun

    ... the plans. The signs will be located on the front of the building's brick wall along Carlisle Street and behind on Railroad Street. The Friends of the Library group will pay for the signs, which are estimated to cost about $10,000 total, in hopes of ...


  11. Redefining local historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2010 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Concrete City, a model residential community for coal mining families built by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad at the turn of the 20th century. Afterward, he wrote and published essays on the model community and sponsored the creation ...


  12. Money: Hanover considers property sale, service fee hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Evening Sun

    ... the agenda. The signs will be located on the front of the building's brick wall along Carlisle Street and behind on Railroad Street. The Friends of the Library group will pay for the signs, which are estimated to cost about $10,000 total, in hopes ...


  13. Detours ahead in eastern Erie County this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Erie Times News

    CSX Railroad will close crossings in North East and Harborcreek townships for construction Sunday through Wednesday at least. The crossings may be closed longer, township officials said.


  14. Noteworthy: Thursday, July 16, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | The News Item

    The non-profit Loose Ties Model Railroad Club has closed its display at the Columbia Mall and has moved to the Silver Moon Flea Market on Route 15, two miles north of Lewisburg. Its huge free operating display will be open there every Sunday throughout the year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., beginning this weekend.


  15. Police station remodeling discussion gets heated in Mount Carmel TownshipRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | The News Item

    ... Shurock $102 for the permit. - Supervisors approved allowing the use of Maple Street between Lehigh Avenue and Railroad Street for the annual Cub Scout races. The date has not yet been determined. - A motion to send a letter to the Municipal ...


  16. Headlines from the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Kane Republican

    ... donated $3,000 to the annual festival, part of which will go towards a fireworks display. Knox, Kane and Kinzua Railroad Derailed Due to Vandalism Kane area youths are believed to be responsible for the derailment, according to Pennsylvania State ...


  17. Railroad dispute heads to appellate courtRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    A rail company fighting to provide service to parts of Lackawanna County and the Poconos has appealed a county judge's refusal to halt a contract extension the Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Rail Authority reached with a competitor. Frederick J. Fanelli, attorney for the Reading, Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad, filed suit in December 2013, seeking to block a five-year contract extension the Rail Authority reached with the Delaware-Lackawana Railroad Co.


  18. PHOTOS: Grampian Model Railroaders show at StawellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Stawell Times-News

    Steve Lanyon and his children Anna, Alice and Victoria of Boort take in one of the exhibits at Stawell on Sunday. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER Thomas Grafton with an AC/DC concert set as part of the South Australian N Gauge Society exhibit at Stawell.


  19. Should There Be a Cause of Action for Negligent Referrals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Law.com

    ... is referred to and handled by an attorney not qualified to do so. That's the message from Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad , 248 N.Y. 339, 162 N.E. 99 (N.Y. 1928), the case every lawyer studied in first-year torts class. In order for the referring ...


  20. Del. Road Closed for Freight Train DerailmentRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | NBC Philadelphia

    Lancaster Pike at DuPont Road was shut down after four East Penn Railroad train cars fully derailed while traveling from a Coatesville, Pennsylvania steel mill to CSX in Wilmington, rail officials said. East Penn Railroad CEO Bob Parker told NBC10 two cars were loaded with steel plates and the other two were empty.


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