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  1. Bethlehem finds a place for historic bridgeRead the original story

    Friday | The Morning Call

    ... handrails and end posts indicate it was manufactured in 1881 for Conrail's predecessor, the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. The railroad, which opened in 1842, transported goods from Schuylkill County's anthracite mines to Philadelphia. The company ...

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  2. Window to history: Meet M.C. Kennedy, a 'man of mark'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... 1904. The man second from left wearing a derby is Moorhead C. Kennedy. (Photo courtesy Mike Marotte) Pictured is a railroad pass signed by M.C. Kennedy, vice president of Cumberland Valley Railroad, in 1897. (Photo courtesy Mike Marotte) Moorhead ...

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  3. York supervisors approve special-use permit for electrical companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The York County Board of Supervisors approved a special use permit for a home-based electrical business at 106 Lewis Drive in Seaford this month. The permit allows the business, Scarborough Electrical, Inc., to have a non-resident employee work in the home.

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  4. Clubs and organizations in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The York Daily Record

    ... Glen Rock. Big Book Brown Baggers Study Group: meets at noon Tuesdays at Messiah Jerusalem Church, 27 E. Main St., Railroad. Hametown Survival Group: meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 11894 Susquehanna Trail South, Shrewsbury ...

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  5. 903 bridge delays to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Times News

    Beam delivery for the Route 903 bridge project in Jim Thorpe will begin Monday, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and borough officials. The $28 million project includes construction of a new 961-foot, four-span continuous steel plate girder bridge over the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, Reading Blue Mountain Northern Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railroad.

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  6. "Steam Into History", New Freedom, PARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Examiner.com

    There is a town just north of the Mason-Dixon Line known as New Freedom, Pennsylvania. New Freedom was also a town on the Northern Central Railroad.

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  7. Carbon Co - Rt 903 Bridge Project in Jim ThorpeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced beams will start being delivered on Monday, March 23, for the new PA 903 Jim Thorpe Memorial Bridge over the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, Reading Blue Mountain Northern Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railroad in Jim Thorpe Borough, Carbon County. A total of 59 beams are being delivered, ranging between 15 feet and 133 feet long and 20,000 and 150,000 pounds.

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  8. Bunnies and TrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Examiner.com

    The Easter Bunny will be hopping into town soon, but to help him along the way, he's going to catch a few train rides, and he's hoping you will join him. Walkersville Southern Railroad , in Walkersville, MD and Steam Into History , in New Freedom, PA are both offering special train rides featuring the Easter Bunny starting the weekend of March 28. Hop on board at one of these locations for an excursion like no "bunny" has ever experienced before.

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  9. Clubs and organizations in southern York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The York Daily Record

    ... Glen Rock. Big Book Brown Baggers Study Group: meets at noon Tuesdays at Messiah Jerusalem Church, 27 E. Main St., Railroad. Hametown Survival Group: meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 11894 Susquehanna Trail South, Shrewsbury ...

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  10. Bid approved; End is near for pesky Clarendon propertyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Times Observer

    ... of Tidioute Creek and the Allegheny River. A $17,750 bid by Fox & Sons for the demolition of the property at 10 Railroad Street in Clarendon was approved. Fox & Sons agreed to do some of the work gratis to keep the cost of the demolition down. The ...

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  11. Donald L. HortonRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... Whitsel, Jane Neumann and Charisse Cramer, all of Mount Union. Donald was employed for 40 years by the Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central, Conrail and ultimately retired from Norfolk Southern C&S Department. He was treasurer of the Brotherhood of ...

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  12. Hanover Branch Railroad took iron ore to market - and Lincoln to GettysburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | The York Daily Record

    He left behind a body of work that tells us much about that important junction of the Hanover Branch Railroad and the Northern Central Railway and its successor railroads. CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Celebrating her 100th birthday with a parachute jump is not enough for South African Georgina Harwood.

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  13. Michael Chiaccio, 92, and Elizabeth D'Alessandro Chiaccio, 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Philly.com

    ... there. He took night classes in finance at the Wharton School while working in accounting for the Pennsylvania Railroad. He worked for the railroad from 1946 to 1960, commuting daily from Riverside, his daughter said. He helped govern the township ...

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  14. White roses and thornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The York Daily Record

    ... POW camp this summer. To volunteer or learn more, visit campsecurity.org . ROSES >> To news that the Stewartstown Railroad will be back on track this summer with short trips planned for Mother's Day weekend and other holidays. THORNS >> To news that ...

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  15. 2015 Sunset Scramble bike ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Evening Sun

    ... April 28, June 16 and July 28; Seven Valleys, May 5 and Aug. 4; Hanover Junction, May 12, June 23 and Aug. 11; Railroad, May 19, June 30 and Aug. 18; New Freedom, May 26, July 7 and Aug. 25; and Rudy Park, June 2 and July 14; . For more information, ...

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  16. Facts and figures from State of the City AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... purchasing a hot box so it can better fix pot holes. Money for the machines came from $1.5 million Norfolk Southern Railroad paid as a dividend for the money it saved by the closing of railroad crossings resulting from the construction of the dual ...

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  17. Your letters: Historical Society changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Evening Sun

    ... early 20th century. The Neas House originally occupied the land from Chestnut Street north to the Western Maryland Railroad track and from North Franklin Street west to Forney Avenue. By removing the Weaver House we will be returning that portion of ...

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  18. Protect public from rail oil shipmentsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | The Citizens' Voice

    As railroads in Canada and the United States repeatedly have demonstrated, crude oil shipments don't need any help to be extremely dangerous. So when railroad officials refuse to divulge whether tankers that traverse Northeastern Pennsylvania are carrying highly explosive crude cite "security concerns," they're talking more about their own security from disclosure than about public safety.

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  19. Newspaper ad leads to recovery and restoration of vintage Montour Railroad steam engine bellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When Dave Nagel of Kennedy replied to a classified ad in 2010 listing a railroad bell for sale in Coraopolis, it launched a journey that led to the preservation and restoration of the only remaining steam engine bell from the Montour Railroad. Mr. Nagle, not knowing its historic value at the time, made arrangements to see the bell as soon as he saw the ad.

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  20. Stewartstown Railroad to offer train rides with locomotive 'Mighty Mo' and a passenger coach againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The York Daily Record

    ... Engine No. 2 at the Stewartstown Station. A settlement is in the works that would preserve the historic railroad, which has been under threat of abandonment in order to settle its debt. (SUBMITTED) "This is going to be a very big year for us," said ...

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