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

    Friday Dec 19 | 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.


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

    Thursday Dec 18 | 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.


  3. Michael A. MacDowell: Will shortsighted policies, low oil prices derail fracking?Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Morning Call

    ... 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 ...


  4. Grant Awarded to Keystone CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Suburban Weekly

    ... envisioned 14-mile Trolley Trail, a public hiking and biking trail that follows the abandoned Northern Electric Railroad line throughout the region. The non-motorized multi-use trail will ultimately connect Clarks Summit to Lake Winola. Phase one of ...


  5. Officials Check Railroad Crossing SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Inspectors checked out a railroad crossing in Hazleton Wednesday after a photo surfaced showing a school bus caught underneath a railroad gate People who live in Hazleton say the intersection of North Church and Chester Streets where that railroad crossing sits is dangerous. City and state officials are now looking into what can be done at the railroad crossing to keep drivers safe. 5 comments

  6. Doubts raised on frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Philly.com

    ... owners are not the only ones upset by the ban. Acting on what she perceives to be statewide sentiment, Texas Railroad Commission Chairwoman Christi Craddick told the Dallas Morning News that she would continue to issue permits in Denton. The ...


  7. Community Events Listings, Dec. 17, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Times-Tribune

    ... a.m.; children's Christmas program "The Light Has Come," Sunday, 6 p.m.. Boxcar sales: Endless Mountains Model Railroad Club accepting mail orders for Nicholson Bridge centennial boxcar, HO and O scales, pre-paid orders until March 1, money order ...


  8. Imagine a lakeside resort stay costing a mere $2 a dayRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... Friday at the age of 45 years." Frank R. Rhoades took over the hotel in 1904. An advertisement from the Lackawanna Railroad's bulletin on mountain and lake resorts from that year notes that rates were $2 per day or $10 to $12 per week. However, the ...


  9. Relative killed by train rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Pocono Record

    ... boulders, which had rolled down the side of a steep embankment onto the tracks. The ill-fated train, a Pennsylvania Railroad freight bound to Pittsburgh from Altoona, had rounded a curve on the westbound tracks one mile east of ...


  10. Neighborhood notebook: Stewartstown Railroad Station offers winter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The York Daily Record

    The Stewartstown Railroad Station Museum continues its winter open house with activities 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 21 and 28 at the station, located at the corner of West Pennsylvania Avenue and Hill Street. Celebrating its 100th-year, the station offers visitors a glimpse into what a small-town railroad was like in 1914.


  11. Generations of train enthusiasts enjoy Greenberg's Great Train & Toy ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Philly.com

    Model trains capture the sweep of American economic history, keeping alive railway company names such as Erie Lackawanna, Western Maryland, and Lehigh Valley, that were long ago caught up in consolidation. That historical dimension turns many railroad buffs into sticklers for accuracy, evident Sunday at Greenberg's Great Train & Toy Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks.


  12. Coal is king for model railroad clubRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... dictate the types of jobs people have and even influence the culture of the area. The club's West Virginia Northern railroad prominently features the mineral throughout their newest display at the Connellsville Community Center located at 201 East ...


  13. York County Christmas and trains go togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The York Daily Record

    From the left, Noah Sites, age 2 of Lower Chanceford Township, Lucus, age 3, and Jacob Trumpower, age 5, during the 12th Annual Red Lion Train Station 2014 Model Railroad Holiday Open House Sunday at the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad Red Lion Train Station, Red Lion, Sunday December 14, 2014. The club built the lower level displays so parents could get a break from carrying small children, able to view the displays themselves.


  14. Simpson releases new CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Williamson Daily News Online

    Tug Valley singer/songwriter Glen Simpson has released his 8th album, entitled "13 Stories High."


  15. Taking the Train 'Home for the Holidays'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | GantDaily.com

    The Bellefonte Central Railroad carried hundreds of students out of State College for semester breaks and special events each year from 1892 until about 1920, when buses and automobiles became the favored means of travel. Students traveling by train would take the BFC to Bellefonte, where they connected with a Pennsylvania Railroad train for the longer journey home.


  16. Perry County Times Obituaries - December 13, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | PennLive.com

    He was retired from PennDOT and had worked for Toomey's Mill in Wila and the Pennsylvania Railroad; a member of the former St. Samuel's Lutheran Church and was a lifetime member of Newport Social Order of Owls; and enjoyed flying planes, hunting, gardening, attending and watching sports at Newport schools, Penn State and Shippensburg University, especially football and wrestling. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Ehrhart; two sons, David R. of Mechanicsburg and Dennis R. of Locust Grove, Va.;a a stepdaughter, Marcia A. Frey of Alisa Viejo, Calif.; 11 grandchildren, Dana and Michael Ehrhart, Lt.


  17. Montco town hopes carousel and train will revive economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Philly.com

    The wooden animals, sanded and painted to resemble the 109-year-old originals they replaced, are waiting for visitors at the end of a restored railroad line in Pottstown. The horses, giraffes, and reindeer on the Derek Scott Saylor Memorial Carousel are part of a merry-go-round meant to be more than an amusement.


  18. Model trains on display for holiday season at Red Lion Train StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | York Dispatch

    For the 12th annual Model Railroad Holiday Open House, a new ski slope and encompassing winter scene highlight the top level of the three-rail O Gauge model. Two smaller models are on display in the front of the building, but only for the holiday season.


  19. North Central Proposing Plans to Rebuild Railroad between DuBois and CurwensvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | GantDaily.com

    The North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission has proposed plans to rebuild 20 miles of railroad between DuBois and Curwensville. And, Clearfield County stakeholders are seeking support to ensure it's a part of the state Department of Transportation's 12-year Long Range Transportation Plan.


  20. New development to transform part of Strip District with housing, officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Oxford Development officials broke ground Wednesday on the 11-acre site, which sits along the Allegheny River at Smallman and Railroad streets in the Strip District. When completed, it will feature 300 apartments and up to 375,000 square feet of new office space.


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