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  1. Protect public from rail oil shipmentsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | 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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  2. Newspaper ad leads to recovery and restoration of vintage Montour Railroad steam engine bellRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 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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  3. Stewartstown Railroad to offer train rides with locomotive 'Mighty Mo' and a passenger coach againRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  4. Oil booms shouldn't be literally soRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Times-Tribune

    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 Northeast Pennsylvania are carrying highly explosive crude and cite "security concerns," they're talking more about their own security from disclosure than about public safety.

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  5. Franklin County area police logRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... a Chambersburg man's work truck on Feb. 1 while the truck was parked at 179 Echo Drive. The truck, owned by Amtrac Railroad Contractors of Maryland, was hit with a tire iron after the woman became intoxicated, police said. CRASH >> Police responded ...

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  6. Groups highlight risk of oil train derailments in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Erie Times News

    ... Stephen Riccardi, Western Pennsylvania Field Associate for PennEnvironment. He was standing below the Fort Wayne Railroad Bridge that spans the Allegheny River near the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The news conference to discuss the report ...

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  7. Impresssions of Wayne, then and nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Philly.com

    ... dear friend Anthony Drexel in the circa-1880 purchase of a certain swath of bucolic acreage along the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks. There had been cornfields and a reservoir before the arrival of Childs and Drexel. There had been the elaborate ...

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  8. Canadian National probing 27-car iron ore derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Erie Times News

    ... in Center Township, Butler County. The accident scene, near Route 308, is about 35 miles north of Pittsburgh. Railroad spokesman Patrick Waldron says the tracks would be closed until the cars were removed and the spilled ore was cleaned up. That ...

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  9. Ann Small Niess, who chronicled the history of her family home, the Elmwood Mansion, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The York Daily Record

    ... not just her family history, but a great deal of local history. Legend has it, it was a stop on the Underground Railroad. It was a camp for Confederate soldiers on their way to Gettysburg in 1863. "It bothered me that it was untold," she said in ...

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  10. Getting Out of the Route 322 Safety Hole, Just Dig DeeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Statecollege.com

    ... traveling through the Appalachian Mountains as they cut diagonally across Pennsylvania. Luckily, in the 1880's railroad-baron William Vanderbilt and industrialist Andrew Carnegie had started building an east-west railroad across southern ...

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

    Monday Feb 23 | The York Daily Record

    ... Rock. Big Book Brown Baggers Study Group: meets at 12 p.m. 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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  12. Pittston main repairs delayed, water service onRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Times-Tribune

    ... a William Street a Broad Street a Charles Street a Tunnel Street a Market Street a John Street a Pine Street a Railroad Street a Jenkins Street a Oak Street a Frothingham Street a Swallow Street a Nafus Street a Winter Street a Vine Street a Stout ...

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  13. Photo: , License: N/A, Created: 2015:02:05 15:36:09Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Times-Tribune

    ... on the old Chellino lot. Architect Thomas Horlacher created a rendering to show what an early 20th century D&H Railroad caboose, which the society bought in 2010, would look like. S. Robert Powell, Ph.D., historical society executive director, said ...

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  14. Peters Township D.A.R.E. Railroad Club provides positive outletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Almanac

    Stanton, a Peters Township police officer, serves as the Peters Township School District's D.A.R.E. program – Drug Abuse Resistance Education – point person, a position he has held for 25 years. But, he is also known for his model trains, a passion he has had since he was a child and shares through his D.A.R.E. Railroad Club.

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  15. Feds: Speed doesn't appear to be factor in oil train crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    A federal official says speed doesn't appear to be a factor in an oil train derailment in southern West Virginia. Federal Railroad Administration acting administrator Sarah Feinberg said Thursday the CSX train was going 33 mph at the time of Monday's crash in the town of Mount Carbon.

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  16. Website profiles on 1,500 state senators back to 1791 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Pocono Record

    ... Township at age 16. He became a successful businessman, eventually serving as superintendent of the Beaver Meadow Railroad and Coal Company. He moved in 1841 to Mauch Chunk – present-day Jim Thorpe – where he played a key role in ...

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  17. President Grant was a common sight in a oeLittle WashingtonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | O-R Online

    ... of the U.S. gold market, known as the infamous Black Friday of Sept. 24, 1869. Two scoundrels who owned the Erie Railroad, Jay Gould and Jim Fisk, had a plan to purchase a lot of gold and then drive up its value by convincing Grant to stop selling ...

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  18. Heartland road projects for 2/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | KFVS12

    ... Monday, Feb. 9 through Friday, Feb. 20 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Route WW in Butler County will be closed as Railroad crews perform railroad crossing repairs. This railroad is located between Ashcroft Road and Fifth Street. Weather permitting, ...

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  19. Heartland road projects for 2/14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | KFVS12

    ... Monday, Feb. 9 through Friday, Feb. 20 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Route WW in Butler County will be closed as Railroad crews perform railroad crossing repairs. This railroad is located between Ashcroft Road and Fifth Street. Weather permitting, ...

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  20. All aboard for Worcester Model Railroaders show Feb. 22 in Auburn, DudleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... St., Auburn. Admission is $5, while children under 12 are admitted free. The show will feature about 25 model railroad dealers, offering items for sale. They'll also be showing off their HO-scale operating layouts at the show. Also, there will be a ...

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