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  1. PSP-Punxsy seeking information on missng manRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Spirit

    Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police, Punxsutawney are investigating the report of a missing person. Harold James Pearce, 49, 6'4", 200 pounds, brown hair, brown eyes, was last seen by his sister near Railroad Street, Glen Campbell, Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

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  2. Amtrak to Discuss Historical Adverse Effects of Zoo-to-Paoli ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... a total of 28 historic properties were included in the Area of Potential Effects, including the Pennsylvania Railroad Main Line. The report prepared by Stell Environmental says the replacement of the towers and demolition of the Bryn Mawr substation ...

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  3. Alfred C. ManocchioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altoona Mirror

    ... Conservation Corps from July 1934 through May 1936 at Sizerville Forest Camp. He was hired by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1936 and retired as a machinist inspector of traction motors with 39 years of service. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. ...

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  4. Michael A. Ferrara, 98, train car inspectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Philly.com

    ... Mr. Ferrara, 98, of Gloucester Township, who retired in 1976 as a train car inspector for the former Pennsylvania Railroad, died at home. "There were a lot of little Italian bakeries" like his family's, when he was growing up, his daughter said. Mr. ...

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  5. seniorWeek of May 27 Hilltoppers meetRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | The Almanac

    ... price? Tops Chapter #475 meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, year-round, at Carnegie Retirement Residence, located on Railroad Street. Cost is $5/month and includes contests and speakers. For more information, call Louella at 412-628-7228. • Arthritis ...

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  6. Step back in time at Muddy Creek ForksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | York Dispatch

    In an era when change is lightning fast, it's difficult to imagine anything staying the same - let alone being preserved - for more than 100 years. Muddy Creek Forks, a railroad town formed in the late 1800s, is the sole surviving town along the 77-mile Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad.

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  7. DA: Man dead under bridge had leaped after police pursuitRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Lewistown Sentinel

    A prosecutor says a man pronounced dead on railroad tracks under an eastern Pennsylvania bridge had jumped after running from a police officer who fired a stun gun at him. Lehigh County District Attorney James Martin said Tuesday that an officer tried to pull over a sport utility vehicle early Monday, but the vehicle took off and later stopped on the bridge.

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  8. Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Evening Sun

    ... what was happening inside the cab. The National Transportation Safety Board has been recommending that the Federal Railroad Administration require passenger and freight train cabs to have audio recorders since the late 1990s. They revised that ...

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  9. Drillers vanquish limits in TexasRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Times-Tribune

    ... $3 million in campaign contributions during the 2012 and 2014 elections to the three elected members of the Texas Railroad Commission, the state's primary oil and gas regulator, and has donated more than $6.8 million to Mr. Abbott, a Republican who ...

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  10. Lebanon County 4-H Friends Club cleans up rail trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... until 1972, the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail was a railway. It carried passengers as part of the Cornwall-Lebanon Railroad, and then freight as part of the Pennsylvania Railroad. This section of railway was closed down when Hurricane Agnes washed away ...

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  11. Deltaville Seafood Festival to extend 12 hoursRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The record Online

    The Deltaville Seafood Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 23, primarily at two sites in Deltaville-the Deltaville Community Association, 17147 General Puller Highway and the Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Road.

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  12. Arts festival: Attractions and eventsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | The News Item

    ... for tours and information from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority presents a ride on the Short Line Railroad. Board the train behind Rite Aid on Water Street. Rides at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. go to Mount Carmel while a 1 p.m. tour ...

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  13. FBI to examine Amtrak train's windshieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... been made with the utmost care and emphasis on infrastructure integrity, including complete compliance with Federal Railroad Administration directives." The first train will roll out of Philadelphia at 5:53 a.m. and New York City at 5:30 a.m. Amtrak ...

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  14. Amtrak installs speed controls at fatal crash siteRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | GantDaily.com

    Amtrak was spending the weekend installing new speed controls on the section of track where one of its passenger trains derailed near Philadelphia, as investigators examined reports that the New York-bound train was one of three hit by an unknown object shortly before the fatal crash. The installation of the Automatic Train Control system to slow speeding trains follows an order by the Federal Railroad Administration to Amtrak to take immediate steps to improve safety on the busy Northeast Corridor.

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  15. Phillip H. Manley, GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Daily Journal

    He was born in Paris, Illinois, on Oct. 22, 1938, to Chester L. and Alma M. May Manley. Phillip retired as a dispatcher supervisor from Conrail after working for New York Central Railroad, Penn Central Railroad and Conrail for 38 years.

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  16. 1943 derailment that killed 79 occurred near Amtrak crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WFMZ

    A Labor Day Pennsylvania Railroad train jammed with 541 passengers derailed in the same area on Sept. 6, 1943.

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  17. Emergency workers at the scene of the train wreck Tuesday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Philly.com

    It may take months to figure out exactly what caused the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia Tuesday, which left at least seven people dead and more than 200 injured. But it makes sense to take a close look at the ancient railroad tracks being used by modern trains built for higher speeds.

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  18. The Latest on Amtrak crash: Engineer didn't speak to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Erie Times News

    ... president at Channel View High School and was a two-time letter winner on the school's football team. The Federal Railroad Administration says Amtrak inspected tracks in Philadelphia just hours before a deadly derailment and found no defects. The ...

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  19. Derailment death toll risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Philly.com

    ... Safety Board "Go Team" is scheduled to arrive at the crash scene later Wednesday morning. The Federal Railroad Administration said it also was sending at least eight investigators to the scene of what is believed to be the deadliest crash on the ...

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  20. Investigators headed to Port Richmond to probe deadly derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Philly.com

    ... Safety Board "Go Team" is scheduled to arrive at the crash scene later Wednesday morning. The Federal Railroad Administration said it also was sending at least eight investigators to the scene. The investigation, based on past experience, is likely ...

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