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  1. Cleanup could last into weekend after Uniontown train derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... despite two cars coming within feet of nearby homes. The cause of the derailment remained under investigation by railroad police Friday afternoon. Some residents in the immediate area were without power and heat Thursday afternoon, so they spent the ...

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  2. Stanley J. Minkiewicz, Jr.Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | The News Journal

    Stan made his living working as a conductor on the railroad. His career spanned 42 years, including time spent on the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central Railroad, Conrail, and eventually retiring from Amtrak.

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  3. Commissioners release project grant recipientsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Times-Tribune

    When runaway slaves fled the south through Northeast Pennsylvania, abolitionists displayed coded messages on quilts to guide them to safe houses. "The Underground Railroad was a fairly big story in Pennsylvania, but the history of it was never really told," said Pedro Anes, an educational consultant for the Glass Artisans Chapter of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.

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  4. Hanover-Adams offers MLK Day service opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Evening Sun

    ... Jay Smooth, the founder and host of New York City's longest running hip-hop radio program WBAI's "The Underground Railroad." The United Way of Adams County and the YWCA will host a collection drive for local nonprofits. Drop-off sites and times ...

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  5. Few problems found in tunnel test as Harrison Avenue project moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Times-Tribune

    ... Scranton. The tunnel is a mile long and is now only used for the trolley. Three men stood high above the darkened railroad track Wednesday, 700 feet inside the north portal of the Laurel Line Tunnel beneath Crown Avenue. Two of the men swung hammers ...

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  6. Lanny Davis and CorbettRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WOGY-AM Pittston

    ... motive this not IC there's an intimidation tactic usually get Mora is as good as as the watched. I didn't but it's. Railroad train when he gets targeted Kathleen team. So what do we decide that she's the only one he's going to worry about leaking ...

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  7. By Elizabeth Skrapits, Citizens' Voice columnistRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Western depot at Hunlock Creek in December 1899. In two of the cases, they made their getaways via Lehigh Valley Railroad hand cars, which they subsequently ditched. In a fifth burglary, the thieves used another method to escape - a popular means of ...

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  8. Drawings by Thornton Oakley show Pittsburgh's grit in 1913Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... of these Pittsburgh drawings that Mr. Oakley divided into categories: "The Mills," "The River," "The City" and "The Railroad.'' "It's a blend of illustration and realistically trying to convey a scene. You see his training as an architect but you ...

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  9. Carloads hit record as economy improvesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Citizens' Voice

    A broad-based increase in economic activity produced a record year for the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad under the Northeast Regional Railroad Authority. The railroad contractor handled 8,048 carloads, either shipped or received from Northeast Pennsylvania businesses or industries, according to a report the railroad delivered to the authority, an increase of 13.6 percent over 2013.

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  10. Frederick's Book about Altoona to be Published in AprilRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 11 | GantDaily.com

    ... For over a century, Altoona, Pennsylvania, was a bustling industrial hotbed. The 1968 end of the Pennsylvania Railroad, a decreasing population, and a dying downtown slowly made the city a shadow of its former self. However, recent developments ...

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  11. Daniel FargoRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Times Observer

    ... He then attended Cleveland School of Techonology. H worked part time for the Western New York and Pennsylvania Railroad as a signal maintainer. For many years, Dan was active with the Columbus Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed amateur radio and ...

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  12. Model trains: Last chance to hop on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Morning Call

    ... and Feb. 7-8. Admission is $4; free, for 12 and under. Info: http://www.bdsme.org . Lehigh & Keystone Valley Model Railroad Christmas 2014 Open House , 705 Linden St., Bethlehem. 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7; free, for ages 12 and under. Info: ...

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  13. Turnpike project to restrict trafficRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Times-Tribune

    ... mile south of the Clarks Summit interchange. It spans Northern Boulevard, South Abington Road and Canadian Pacific Railroad tracks. We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines: To comment you must first create a profile ...

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  14. Winter preview 2014: Events scen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... are worth braving the cold weather for. The author of "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad" hosts a reading 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at Central Library, 1901 Vine St.; 215-567-4341. The author of "Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My ...

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  15. Stewartstown Railroad celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | The York Daily Record

    This month is the 100th anniversary of the Stewartstown Railroad Station. The two-floor building including this ticket office has been largely unchanged over the years, and still serves as the office of the Stewartstown Railroad Company.

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  16. CalendarRead the original story

    Friday Dec 26 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... at 7 p.m. Horse and wagon rides will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Open house - 1-4 p.m., Mifflin County Model Railroad Club, Monument Square, Lewistown. See Thomas and Friends and other trains. Free community breakfast - 8:30-10 a.m., Trinity United ...

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  17. Ban on fracking is bad for U.S.: Michael A. MacDowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Erie Times News

    ... These property owners are not the only ones undone by the ban. Acting on a sense of statewide sentiment, Texas Railroad Commission Chairwoman Christi Craddick told the Dallas Morning News that she would continue to issue permits in Denton. The ...

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  18. Events Listings: Dec. 24 to 30, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Weekender

    There's still time to visit the Holiday Open House at the Anthracite Model Railroad Club in Hazle Township which runs weekends through Jan. 4. There's still time to visit the Holiday Open House at the Anthracite Model Railroad Club in Hazle Township which runs weekends through Jan. 4. Holiday Light Show, a drive-through display of more than 100 ... (more)

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  19. Clearfield Borough Supports Rail ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | GantDaily.com

    Clearfield Borough Council unanimously passed a resolution at last night's meeting that they support North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission's plans for re-opening a 20-mile segment of railway in Clearfield County. Timothy Potts, account manager for R.J. Corman - Pennsylvania Railroad Lines , spoke to council about plans for re-opening a segment of railway between DuBois and Curwensville that was closed in 1954.

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  20. York County's love affair with its wheels - even small ones - rolls on and on, Part 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The York Daily Record

    An elaborate display at the Red Lion Train Station is open to the public this Christmas season. Years ago, the train station was the venue for the 77-mile-long Ma & Pa's Railroad's welcome in the borough, and when combined with its trolley service and highways, propelled the borough as a transportation and market center of southeastern York County in the 20th century.

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