Friday, May 15, 2009










No news here. Just felt like publishing this photo of Gettysburg & Northern freight southbound at Gardners PA April 09


Historic steam locomotive restoration set to begin Humboldt Beacon - Fortuna,CA,USA The locomotive was recently moved from Delaware to one of the best steam locomotive restoration shops in the country in Strasburg, Pa. ...

Federal money could help midstate buy greener locomotive engines Macon Telegraph - Macon,GA,USA The coalition created a committee to negotiate with Norfolk Southern to buy cleaner-burning switch engines for the railroad's Brosnan Yard in Macon. ...

Lawmakers decide rail ownership, direct SPA to sell Daniel Island ...Charleston Regional Business - Mount Pleasant,SC,USA The exchange of railroad ownership to Commerce from the Charleston Naval Complex Redevelopment Authority — the state entity created to divvy out the land ...

UP: Union Pacific Invests More than $36 Million for Track ...Omaha, Neb., May 14, 2009 – Motorists will spend less time at crossings waiting for trains to pass with trains operating more efficiently as a result of more than $36 million in track improvements made by Union Pacific Railroad to its ...

Railroads to seek $70 million in stimulus money to fix Tower 55 ...Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth,TX, By GORDON DICKSON FORT WORTH — Two of the nation's largest railroads are seeking $70 million in federal stimulus money to lay tracks at the notoriously ...

Falling coal usage drops rail traffic volumes Gerson Lehrman Group - New York,USA Railroad profits this year will be lower, in contrast to last year when they bucked the national trend due to their pricing power offsetting their traffic ...

BNSF Crews Begin $11 Million Track Maintenance Project in Montana Earthtimes (press release) - London,UK FORT WORTH, TX -- 05/14/09 -- In June, BNSF Railway Company will send four maintenance of way crews to begin undercutting track (the removal, ...

Commentary: WURA board member responds to RR critics Wallowa County Chieftain Enterprise,OR,USA dollars in the purchase and upgrade of this line. These "direct return" dollars would not have come to us had not the Wallowa-Union Railroad existed. ...

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