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Nordson Corp. Revives Rail Cars For Lake Shore Railway Association
Three historic rail cars that have remained unchanged for 43 years will become part of the Lake Shore Railway Association courtesy of The Nordson Corp.
Source: Chronicle-Telegram, Elyria, PA, U. S. A.
Posted on October 29, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Historic Burton Tram Is Up For Sale In America
"It would be fantastic to bring this tram back to Burton, perhaps at the pumping station or at the National Brewery Centre.
Source: Burton Mail, Burton-On-Trent, Straffordshire, UK
Posted on October 29, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Rebuilding The Shoreline Trolley Museum After Sandy
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Source: WTIC-TV, Hartford, CT, U. S. A.
Posted on October 29, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Jake Peavy's Son Spills Beans On Plans To Buy Cable Car If Giants Win Series
What does a new trolley[sic] cost, by the way? At Trolley Brokers, the California Street model (with wheels) start at $159,000
Source: Yahoo Sports, , , U. S. A.
Posted on October 28, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

State Rail Authority Takes Over Cass Trains
The Cass Scenic Railroad has a new operator
Source: Pocahontas Times, , ,
Posted on October 26, 2014 by Roger Cole

Zoo Trains Return Following Makeover
After a four-month makeover in Ridgefield, a celebrity couple have returned home with all the bells and whistles.
Source: Columbian, Vancouver, Washington, USA
Posted on October 26, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Museum Keeps Historic Trains Rolling Through Central Indiana
“We’re trying to find ways to integrate the museum operations into the community as a whole,” Johnson said. “There is substantial, real economic value behind what the organization can do for the community, if the community supports it.”
Source: Indianapolis Business Journal, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Posted on October 26, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Travel Back In Time At Cross Orchards In Grand Junction
Uintah Railway narrow gauge carriers are on display for visitors to explore at Cross Orchards. It was restored by members of the National Railway Historical Society.
Source: Post Independent, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA
Posted on October 24, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Thomas The Train Is Coming To Perris
This year, for the very first time, Thomas the Tank Engine will talk to his fans.
Source: The Friday Flyer, , CA, U. S. A.
Posted on October 24, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Railroad Museum Hosts Western Film Crew
Rosie was the town prostitute. That was before she married an outlaw. Now she’s leaving him in the past and setting off for a new life out west. On a train, of course.
Source: Burke Connection, McLean, VA, USA
Posted on October 24, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

North-Central Illinois City To Sell Rail Line
PERU, Ill. (AP) - The north-central Illinois city of Peru is selling its more than three mile stretch of rail line for $1.25 million.
Source: KWQC-TV, Davenport, IA, U. S. A.
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Trains Nearly Repaired Following Arkansas Crash
WINSLOW, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas & Missouri Railroad spokesman says two trains involved in a crash that injured more than a dozen people could soon be up and running again.
Source: WMAC-TV, Memphis, TN, U. S. A.
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Corwen Welcomes First Train For 50 Years
It is full steam ahead at last for railway enthusiasts who are celebrating the first trains to visit Corwen in nearly half a century. The Denbighshire town saw its last service in 1964 after rail cutbacks.
Source: BBC, London, , UK
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Washington’S Streetcars In The Post, Then And Now
The Post’s Michael Laris on Thursday updated the status of the District’s effort to return streetcars to the city.
Source: Washington Post, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Texas Electric Railway
Early 1900s train cars helped Plano flourish
Source: Community Impact Newspaper, Pflugerville, TX, USA
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

What Should Happen To The Old Red And Orange Line Trains?
"........we also like to preserve a bit of MBTA history by donating a retired car or two to the Sea Shore Trolley Museum in Maine,” said T spokesman Joe Pesaturo.
Source: Boston Magazine, Boston, MA, U. S. A.
Posted on October 23, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Beloved Pumpkin Train Going Up For Auction
However, if you have the interest and the means, not to mention land for the track, the 2-foot narrow gauge railroad could be yours. It will be sold Thursday at auction -- including locomotives, train cars, a historic depot and a half-mile of track.
Source: News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, IN, U. S. A.
Posted on October 22, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Railroad Group Hopes To Soon Restore Old Locomotive In Waterville
The group’s president, Richard Glueck, said members have raised $50,000 so far to buy and restore the locomotive, and they plan to move it in the spring to Ellsworth for the majority of the restoration work.
Source: Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME, U. S. A.
Posted on October 22, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Asheville's Roundhouse Matters To Many
ASHEVILLE – The roundhouse is missable. The 90-year-old building appears as an undistinguished structure of glass and brick from the lanes of busy Meadow Road in Asheville's River Arts District.
Source: Citizen Times, Asheville, North Carolins, USA
Posted on October 22, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss

Old ‘Boss’ Reflects On Railroad Museum’S Artifacts
GALESBURG — Jim Clayton says there’s a great story to tell if visitors would check out the Galesburg Railroad Museum.
Source: Galesburg.Com, Galesburg, IL, USA
Posted on October 20, 2014 by Sloan Auchincloss