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  1. Mystery photo: Where in Franklin County is this?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... This photo from Mike Marotte is a Railway Express Agency delivery truck at the rear of the former Cumberland Valley Railroad Station between Lincoln Way East and East King Street, circa 1929. At this time, the Pennsylvania Railroad operated the ...

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  2. Roller skating mania rolled in waves across the regionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... the Hanson family added roller skating to the lakeside park they purchased in the late 1920s from the Lehigh Valley Railroad - in fact, the rink was built over the water, with bathhouses on the first floor. (It still exists, but is privately owned.) ...

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  3. Group seeks money to renovate historic Waverly schoolhouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Times-Tribune

    ... Monday night. The municipality is threatening to raze the leaning building, which was used by the Underground Railroad in the 19th century to help runaway slaves escape. The group, called the Neighborhood Preservation Alliance, has been renovating ...

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  4. Group seeks money to renovate historic schoolhouseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Times-Tribune

    ... Monday night. The municipality is threatening to raze the leaning building, which was used by the Underground Railroad in the 19th century to help runaway slaves escape. The group, called the Neighborhood Preservation Alliance, has been renovating ...

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  5. Railroad Days a landmark successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Feather River Bulletin

    The 32nd annual Portola Railroad Days featured gunfighters galore, driving rock music and trains whizzing down the tree-columned Canyon.

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  6. Spectators hit the rails at model train showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Altoona Mirror

    ... Sportsplex on Saturday. Marrow worked as a brakeman and freight train conductor for 40 years with New York Central Railroad, which later became Penn Central and then Conrail. Watching the trains reminds him of his time working as a conductor for ...

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  7. Railfest 2014 Participants, Activities Announced at Steamtown NHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Steamtown National Historic Site

    ... Valley. Canadian Pacific Railway, Erie Lackawanna Dining Car Preservation Society, Norfolk Southern, North Shore Railroad, the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad, and the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society's F3A locomotives, painted into the former ...

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  8. Broad, breezy verandas, farm fresh cuisine; the Oneonta Hotel had it allRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... look at the hotel when it was new, courtesy of a booklet produced in 1899 by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, "Outings on the Lackawanna: Summer Excursion Routes and Rates." "Harveys Lake for many years, has not only attracted from the ...

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  9. New Railroad Bridge Coming to NesquehoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A new railroad bridge is in the works across the Lehigh River near Jim Thorpe, bringing more than 100 new jobs to the area.

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  10. $10M grant for railroad bridgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Times News

    State Sen. John Yudichak, D-Luzerne/Carbon/Monroe, joined several state legislators in announcing Reading & Northern Railroad has secured a $10 million state grant to construct a new railroad bridge over the Lehigh River near Nesquehoning.

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  11. Scarnati Announces Rail Freight Grants in the 25th Senatorial DistrictRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | NorthcentralPa.com

    ... will help make needed improvements to ensure that these vital rail lines are safe and in good repair." RJ Corman Railroad Group PA Lines will receive a $4.3 million RTAP grant to install cross ties and switch ties, renew several crossings, install ...

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  12. Police: Camper vandalized in Guilford TownshipRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    GUILFORD TOWNSHIP >> Police are searching for those responsible for vandalizing a camper parked in the 2000 block of Railroad Street.

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  13. Summer Day Getaway: Ride the Lines into American History at StrasburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Statecollege.com

    ... Strasburg has become kind of a train town," says Victoria Hill, a public relations specialist for the Strasburg Railroad. "There's even a hotel with train cars that have been converted into hotel rooms." The Strasburg Railroad the oldest shortline ...

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  14. URA board chief: Cork Factory sale issues won't color decision on produce terminal developerRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Business Journal

    Kevin Acklin, board chair of the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, said that Chicago-based McCaffery Interests' sale of the Cork Factory Lofts without a deed transfer would not influence the Peduto administration's decision on whether to choose it as a potential developer of Pennsylvania Railroad Fruit Auction & Sales terminal building ... (more)

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  15. Rail Freight Projects Approved For State Funding; Action Sustains Nearly 34,000 JobsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | GantDaily.com

    ... program that clears the way for significant investments in all transportation modes. Allegheny Valley Railroad Co. - $1.9 million to rehabilitate the railroad's 36thStreet bridge, increasing its weight capacity and reducing a curve on the bridge. ...

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  16. Altoona, Pennsylvania: The Capital of RailroadingRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Examiner.com

    ... so great about Altoona. For one who loves railroads , the city of Altoona, Pennsylvania is paradise. Although the railroad did not begin here, the railroad was and is still today the lifeblood of this city. Along with the railroad workshops and ...

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  17. Akron council reverses trail crossing decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Ephrata Review

    ... night. Phase Two runs from a point about midway between Fulton and Main streets on the former Reading and Columbia Railroad right-of-way. It extends to the borough line just west of the point where Vista Drive and Bomberger Road meet. Borough ...

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  18. Plans for 9-mile trail through Wissahickon stumble over section of Germantown AvenueRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | PlanPhilly

    ... Chestnut Hill meet, said Friends board member Charlie Karl, a Springfield Township resident. But that long-unused railroad bridge, over one of the busiest intersections on the avenue, is a current stumbling block for the Cresheim Trail. The work ...

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  19. Release data on oil trainsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Times-Tribune

    ... Pennsylvania's government is among those that has refused to provide that public information. Norfolk Southern Railroad has asked state governments to agree to confidentiality agreements before providing data on oil shipments that the state ...

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  20. Plans for former Hanson's Amusement Park land change dramaticallyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... company will try to preserve the historic pavilion that has been at the site since the park was the Lehigh Valley Railroad Picnic Grounds, but Terrana said there isn't any interest by the new property owners. Scott Meuser went before the zoning ...

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