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Mid-Continent Railway Museum Auction
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Source: WISC-TV, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Posted on May 3, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

South Dakota Railroad Museum 5th Anniversary
Video
Source: KEVN-TV, Rapid City, SD, U.S.A.
Posted on May 3, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Railway Museum Showcases SolanoíS Historic Version Of BART
FAIRFIELD ó It might seem like a vision for Solano Countyís future Ė electric trains speeding along taking local passengers to Sacramento and the Bay Area.
Source: Daily Republic, Fairfield-Suisun City, California, USA
Posted on May 3, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Volunteers Urge Visitors To Make Tracks For Railroad Museum
These days the trains in North Judson are primarily at the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum and Jachim is one of the 30 regular volunteers who help restore and run the trains, and share the trains' and the town's history with visitors.
Source: Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Posted on May 1, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Detroit Train Depot, Riverside Park To See Improvements
Detroit ó Mayor Mike Duggan has slated a Wednesday morning press conference to announce exterior improvements to the long vacant Michigan Central Station and an agreement for a major expansion of Riverside Park.
Source: Detroit News, Detroit, MIchigan, U. S. A.
Posted on April 29, 2015 by Tim Davis

Our Opinion: Steamtown Railway MuseumíS Success In NEPA A Mixed Blessing
So by all means, letís cheer the news of Steamtownís boon to the local economy. Letís offer genuine appreciation for this terrific bit of iron horse arcana in our backyard.
Source: Times Leader, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on April 29, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Food And Wine Festival Moves To Railroad Museum
The Georgia State Railroad Museum will be the new home for the Taste of Savannah on Saturday, Nov. 14, and Publix Super Markets will be the festivalís presenting sponsor.
Source: Business Savannah, Savannah, GA, U.S.A.
Posted on April 29, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Tears As Our Boys Train From Canberra Railway Museum Proves Too Real
The Our Boys Train re-enactment stirred some powerful emotions among the steam train passengers.
Source: Canberra Times, , , Australia
Posted on April 27, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

A $500K Windfall For Train Museum
Mr. Fisher said about $100,000 of the bequest will go toward the ongoing restoration of a steam locomotive.
Source: Riverbed News-Review, , New York, U.S.A.
Posted on April 25, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

More Talk, More Time, More Money Devoted To Ulster County Trail Issue
The Ulster County Legislature has created a new committee, and committed tens of thousands of dollars, to look anew at the countyís policy calling for a recreation trail along the former Ulster & Delaware rail corridor.
Source: Daily Freeman, Kingston, New York, USA
Posted on April 22, 2015 by Ernest Hunt

Railway Museum Seeks New Volunteers
ALNA ó The Wiscasset Waterville & Farmigton Railway Museum, 97 Cross Road, will hold its annual spring work weekend Friday, April 24, through Sunday, April 26.
Source: Kennebec Journal, Augusta, ME, U. S. A.
Posted on April 22, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Old Needham Trolley Near New Life
Trolley 41, left, is shown here on the day it was taken out of storage in November 2010. The streetcar ran between Needham and Wellesley from around 1912 to 1918. Courtesy Photo / Douglas Carrier
Source: Wicked Local, Waltham, MA, U. S. A.
Posted on April 22, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Hertz Rental Building Once Housed Trolley Cars
ASHLAND A building that once served as a fire department in the days of horse-drawn fire trucks when trolley cars roamed the streets of Ashland will soon become history.
Source: Daily Independent, Ashland, KY, U. S. A.
Posted on April 22, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss

Railways Win Job Cut Appeal
Interesting article on Court of Appeals decision to cut "featherbedding" rules for the railroads.
Source: Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on April 21, 2015 by James Reaves

Kingston NY Council Leaders, In Speeches, Focus On Rail Vs. Trail
The Common Councilís majority and minority leaders say court battles should be stopped and a compromise reached on efforts surrounding the expansion of a tourist rail line and recreational trails in the area.
Source: Daily Freeman, Kingston, New York, USA
Posted on April 9, 2015 by Ernest Hunt

Romance Rides The Rails Of Rolling-Stock Museum
November 9, 1962 Article about the Illinois Railway Museum, then located at a foundry's backlot in North Chicago, describing its progress and visions for the future.
Source: Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on April 8, 2015 by o anderson

Abandoned Underground Railway Preserved In 3D Scan
The segment of [London's Royal Mail railway, ] the world's first driverless, electrified railway has remained untouched since the site shut down, strewn with personal items left behind by workers including dartboards, tools and calendars.
Source: New Scientist, London, , UK
Posted on April 7, 2015 by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Network Rail Suspends West Coast Railway Trains
A recent incident prompts a ban on many British steam hauled main line excursions.
Source: British Broadcasting Corporation, London, England, U.K.
Posted on April 3, 2015 by Richard Buckby

Shock After Hardcore Porn Filmed At Epping Ongar Railway
Famous for its popular Santa Specials and Peppa Pig meet-and-greets, thousands of families visit every year to travel on the [English] heritage railway. But bosses gave [an] American adult film company permission to shoot a porno, which has been seen more than 235,000 times online.
Source: Brentwood Gazette, Brentwood, Essex, UK
Posted on April 1, 2015 by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Court Rules City Within Right To Revoke A Use Of Atlantic Ave. Subway Tunnel
The Brooklyn Historic Railway Association (BHRA) is still prohibited from using the long-abandoned, circa-1844 Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) tunnel under Atlantic Avenue as part of a historic preservation effort, an appellate court has ruled.
Source: Daily Eagle, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on March 25, 2015 by Sloan Auchincloss