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  1. Vision for East Coast rail service takes another step forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Philly.com

    The Federal Railroad Administration released Thursday the public's input on its Northeast Corridor Futures proposals, a set of potential improvements and redesigns for Amtrak's route from Boston to Washington D.C. Of 3,200 comments, 188 came from people in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Those comments included enthusiasm for an Amtrak stop at Philadelphia International Airport, better connections between Amtrak and regional rail services, and a request for faster rail service between Philadelphia and Harrisburg.

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  2. Group wants to save old Route 903...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Times News

    ... it, and here we are," he said. Andy Muller Jr., owner of A.C. Muller Enterprises and CEO of Reading and Northern Railroad, mentioned numerous ways that the county could repurpose the bridge, including transforming it into a parking lot, a flea ...

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  3. Quincy Station: Do you hear the whistle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Quincy Station: Do you hear the whistle? Qunicy Station is of Victorian design and was built in the early 1880s. Check out this story on publicopiniononline.com: http://ponews.co/2a3h5Dw The oldest surviving railroad station in the United States stands at Ellicott City, Maryland.

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  4. Photos: Around Glen Rock - a rich past & growingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Evening Sun

    Glen Rock was built around a mill and the railroad and kept growing from there, becoming one of York County's leading industrial centers between 1850 and 1950. This photo illustrates the change that is taking place in this southern York County borough, incorporated in 1859.

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  5. Hanover Junction, Free Press 1973, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The York Daily Record

    ... and other outlets. The train stopped at Hanover Junction, York County, about 30 miles from Gettysburg. The only railroad entering Gettysburg extended from the Northern Central line here and was named the Hanover Junction, Hanover and Gettysburg ...

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  6. Residents continue push to save old Route 903 bridgeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Times News

    ... the former bridge, built in 1953 and rehabilitated in 1976, is to be demolished. Andy Muller, Reading and Northern Railroad owner, expressed an interest in purchasing the bridge, an idea that was supported by Carbon County Commissioner Chairman ...

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  7. Youth's deadly fall from train at Thoman's Dump in 1860Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The York Daily Record

    ... occurred at Thoman's Dump. That's the site where a young man tragically fell from a train along the Hanover Branch Railroad just before the Civil War. "We are researching our family history and our ancestors original settled in that area in the ...

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  8. NoticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | O-R Online

    ... 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The event will include vendors, raffles, food and music by DJ John Robinson. Mon Valley Railroad Historical Society Inc., 128 Pleasant St., Morgantown, W.Va., will host kids day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The first ...

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  9. Uncovering the Underground Railroad in AdamsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The York Daily Record

    Although known for the Battle of Gettysburg when it comes to American history, Adams County has a rich backstory when it comes to slavery and abolitionists. Uncovering the Underground Railroad in Adams County Although known for the Battle of Gettysburg when it comes to American history, Adams County has a rich backstory when it comes to slavery and abolitionists.

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  10. AME Church marks 200 years in birthplace of PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Erie Times News

    ... become Bethel AME in 1816. Known as Mother Bethel because of its history, the church was a stop on the Underground Railroad, on which Harriet Tubman led hundreds of enslaved blacks to freedom. After the Civil War, the AME Church founded several ...

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  11. York County Underground Railroad book to beaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Evening Sun

    York County Underground Railroad book to be released York County History Center will publish Scott Mingus' newest book in the fall, the first on the Underground Railroad Check out this story on eveningsun.com: http://on-ydr.co/29p4pFv In September, the York County History Center will release the first book on the Underground Railroad to be published in the county. Surprising, considering that from the 1820s through the early Civil War period, York County was a significant pathway for runaway slaves seeking freedom.

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  12. York County Heritage Trust To Release Underground Railroad Book: TheaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The York Daily Record

    On September 1, 2016, the York County Heritage Trust will release the first book on the Underground Railroad ever to... York County Heritage Trust To Release Underground Railroad Book: The Ground Swallowed Them Up On September 1, 2016, the York County Heritage Trust will release the first book on the Underground Railroad ever to... Check out this story on ydr.com: http://on-ydr.co/29p4pFv On September 1, 2016, the York County Heritage Trust will release the first book on the Underground Railroad ever to be published in York. Surprising, considering that from the 1820s through the early Civil War period, York County was a significant pathway for runaway slaves seeking freedom.

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  13. Michael Garden at the Reading Viaduct, now renamed Rail Park.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Philly.com

    ... public property, but you would never know it from the steady stream of visitors who come to explore the overgrown railroad embankment that begins just north of Callowhill Street, and travels from Broad to Ninth. While still owned by the Reading Co ...

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  14. Setting the stage for a new York - the York ShortRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The York Daily Record

    ... which was built in the late 1800s and was once York's transportation hub. Alan Countess, 17, holds a Pennsylvania Railroad cargo tag that he and archaeologist Ben Luly found while excavating the York train station's basement last year, as seen ...

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  15. On track for railway exhibition | photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | 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.

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  16. One family's love for York leads to a building'saRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Evening Sun

    ... which was built in the late 1800s and was once York's transportation hub. Alan Countess, 17, holds a Pennsylvania Railroad cargo tag that he and archaeologist Ben Luly found while excavating the York train station's basement last year, as seen ...

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

    Monday Jul 4 | Times Observer

    ... On Wednesday, July 13, the AOC will ride bikes in Oil Creek State Park. Participants will met at the car wash on Railroad Street in Youngsville at 9 a.m. or at Petroleum Center at 10:00 a.m. The ride will begin at Petroleum Center and proceed north ...

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  18. Photos: Old York train station is one family'saRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The York Daily Record

    ... which was built in the late 1800s and was once York's transportation hub. Alan Countess, 17, holds a Pennsylvania Railroad cargo tag that he and archaeologist Ben Luly found while excavating the York train station's basement last year, as seen ...

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  19. Bridge to open FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Times News

    ... sign on the Main Street approach, Young said. Despite interest from Andy Muller, owner of the Reading and Northern Railroad, in purchasing the Jim Thorpe Memorial Bridge as a pedestrian thoroughfare, it will be demolished, Young said Wednesday. "It ...

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  20. How shall we memorialize Louis Appell?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The York Daily Record

    ... in our estimation, by James Smith, York's signer of the Declaration of Independence; William Goodridge, Underground Railroad conductor and prominent African-American businessman in the 1800s; S. Morgan Smith, entrepreneur whose work led to Johnson ...

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