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  1. Book by Wolensky and Hastie documents warfare in the coal townsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2013 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... continued for decades with the odds of a just victory stacked against them. Two coal companies owned by the Erie Railroad were at the forefront of tenancy. The authors explain in great detail the companies' use of tenancy to maintain the status quo ...


  2. Headwaters Charitable Trust Announces Agreement to Purchase Knox and Kane Railroad CorridorRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 |

    Headwaters Charitable Trust announced Tuesday that an Agreement of Sale and Purchase has been executed with Knox and Kane Railroad Company for the acquisition of 73.8 miles of the Knox and Kane Railroad corridor. The corridor begins in North Clarion Junction, Clarion County, continuing northward through Forest, Elk and McKean counties and ending at the skywalk in Kinzua State Park.


  3. 150 people who made Scranton great - Moses TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Times-Tribune

    ... Moses Taylor Hospital for injured and disabled employees of the coal company and the Lackawanna, Delaware & Western Railroad. When he died in 1882, Mr. Taylor's estate was reportedly worth $70 million, or about $1.7 billion in today's dollars. He ...


  4. Black History Month: LeMoyne HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | CBS Local

    PITTSBURGH - February is Black History Month and all month long we'll be celebrating the rich African-American heritage here in Western Pennsylvania. In fact, the home of one local abolitionist still stands, providing a unique look into just one of the many stops on the Underground Railroad.


  5. Kennett Township Supvsr. wants to increase transparency & accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 |

    ... to numerous physicians and prominent members of the community the Fussell House was known stop on the Underground Railroad with its owners assisting countless enslaved African Americans to freedom until about 1879 via primitive secret passageways ...


  6. Briefs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Times Observer

    A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 18 at the Youngsville Borough Office, 40 Railroad Street from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. to discuss Youngsville's annual Corn Festival, which has been held on the third weekend in August for more than a decade. The Corn Festival features craft and food fair, children's activities and live music for families to enjoy.


  7. Lumber built fortunes at the lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... for three years, then came back to Northeastern Pennsylvania - specifically, Mehoopany - where he "engaged in railroad contracting for the Lehigh Valley Railroad, also in the lumber, mercantile and milling business, in which he achieved considerable ...


  8. Final phase of Washington streetscape improvements to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | O-R Online

    ... will continue those design elements – minus buried utility wires – along South Main Street, from Railroad Street to Park Avenue. New traffic signals will be installed at the intersections of South Main and South streets and Park ...


  9. The sleeping giantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Times News

    A Reading Company Class T-1 4-8-4 Northern locomotive that has not been seen on the rails in nearly a quarter century will soon rise like a phoenix out of the ashes to again take its rightful place in the railroading industry. Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad in Port Clinton announced this past week that it has begun working on restoring the Reading 2102, one of four remaining T-1 4-8-4 engines in the world.


  10. $97 Million Project Will Build Bridges Over 422, Alleviate TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 |

    ... new, wider bridges to carry westbound and eastbound U.S. 422 travelers over the Schuylkill River, Norfolk Southern Railroad, S. Trooper Road and Schuylkill River Trail. The existing structures were built in 1965 and carry an average of 92,000 ...


  11. Developer: Sewer stalls southern York County growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | York Dispatch

    ... Borough Council, said the story dates back to 1988, when municipalities began planning to expand the sewer plant in Railroad Borough. Shrewsbury Borough and New Freedom Borough, the actual owner of the plant, each took out large bonds to pay for the ...


  12. Definitions and explanations: Shrewsbury seweraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | York Dispatch

    ... must treat. New Freedom Borough Wastewater Treatment Plant: The plant, owned by New Freedom Borough and located in Railroad Borough, is rated at 2.25 MGD, which means it can treat 2.25 millions of gallons of sewer per day. On average, the plant is ...


  13. York woman was among the first female telegraphersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The York Daily Record

    ... During the passage of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train through York County, Pa., on April 21, 1865, the Pennsylvania Railroad's Chief of Telegraphy, William Bender Wilson, was on board with a Pickett portable telegraph machine to tap out messages in ...


  14. Blizzard cleanup keeps parts of Northeast shut downRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 |

    ... streets and other locations still packed with snow. Transit workers in New York struggled to get the Long Island Railroad back into operation, restoring service for about 80% of riders by Monday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told CNN. Three of ...


  15. Model railroaders in Erie region look for new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Erie Times News

    ... President Russ Bova, of Westfield, N.Y., said. Members say they believe the group is the last active model railroad club in Erie County. The Elk Valley Model Railroad Club shared space in the West County Historical Association's Hazel Kibler Museum ...


  16. Is it Harlan Street ice cream or snow cream?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | The York Daily Record

    ... of York as part of his story, another compelling story from a member of the Greatest Generation. Working on the railroad: Stewartstown Historical Society's Doug Winemiller has issued another plea to preserve the Stewartstown Railroad. "The situation ...


  17. Dead Body Identified as Florida ManRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Bradford Today

    The dead body found Saturday morning on the bank of Dyke Creek underneath a Western New York & Pennsylvania Railroad bridge in Wellsville has been identified as 54 year-old Patrick Gostley of


  18. Huber Breaker film producer will speak at preservation society meetingRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... people at its peak. The coal was sold throughout the eastern United States and most was hauled out by the Central Railroad of New Jersey which had a major yard adjacent to the colliery. The preservation society has created a Miners' Memorial Park ...


  19. 1950s locomotive to ride Colebrookdale railsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | WFMZ

    Community leaders representing both boroughs will gather on Tuesday to welcome the engine as it makes its way to the Colebrookdale's Boyertown yard. "The arrival of our first locomotive is a milestone in the rebirth of the Colebrookdale," said Nathaniel Guest, executive director of the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust.


  20. Phineas Davis designed Grasshopper LocomotivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The York Daily Record

    Phineas Davis designed Grasshopper Locomotives Andrew Jackson was the first sitting president to ride on a railroad. Check out this story on ydr: Andrew Jackson was the first sitting president to ride on a railroad.


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