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ReporterThe contributions African-Americans made to Roanoke's rich railroad history are equally as rich. This weekend you can take a trip back in time to explore those contributions. It’s all part of the 14th annual African-American Norfolk and Western...
Former railway could be used for commuter service To the editor: I see that fourth on the City of Hagerstown’s list of transportation priorities is the recreational trail following the old rail right-of-way from Hagerstown to Weverton. I think...
WDBJ7 ReporterA Roanoke landmark heavily damaged by fire is getting a major makeover. The former passenger station of the Virginian Railway is on Williamson Road not far from Community Hospital. If you've driven by here the last few years, you've seen nothing but a...
Chicago TribuneFirst-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk faces a potentially long road back from a weekend stroke that his neurosurgeon said could leave the lawmaker with lasting physical damage but also a full mental recovery. The 52-year-old North Shore politician...
Special to Tribune Newspapers"Pastry Paris: In Paris, Everything Looks Like Dessert" Little Bookroom, $19.95 This book takes its subtitle literally because, according to author and graphic designer Susan Hochbaum, everything in Paris does indeed look like dessert. Maybe part of...
The Road Warrior w/Dan HartzellThis just in from the Gov. Tom Corbett's office, via our friends at PR NEWSWIRE. Governor Corbett Announces State Investment in 16 Rail Projects A $23 million state investment will fund 16 freight-rail improvement projects statewide, Governor Tom...
Baltimore attorney Aaron Greenfield's work representing Holocaust survivors and their families earned him an invitation last month to join a special committee of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Greenfield, special counsel in the corporate practice...
Money & CompanyToday, organizations representing American seaports and many of the nation's retail executives sent letters to the Obama Administration and to Congress, imploring them to take action to avert a railroad strike that could cost the U.S. economy as much as...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesAt the old mill town of Cass, nestled deep in a remote holler of West Virginia, coal smoke and history hang in the air. The smoke is from the geared steam locomotives that serve the Cass Scenic Railroad. Ideal for steep grades and marginal track, these...
Tags: Metal and Mineral, Travel, Forests, Ohio, West Virginia
Special to The Advocate-MessengerA child’s favorite toy, a teenager’s favorite memory, an adult’s favorite hobby. These can be summed up in a single word: trains. Once a thriving railroad town in the 1850s, Danville remains the hub for many railroad memories, retirees...
Tags: Physical Fitness and Exercise, Culture, Travel, Kentucky, Health
Change of SubjectFamed Chicago attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) will be honored Sunday, the anniversary of his death, at 10 a..m. at the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. A wreath will be tossed on the waters where his ashes were strewn and attendees......
TribLocal - Northbrook » NewsConstruction is scheduled to start this summer on a $3 million mile-long walking and bicycling path in Skokie along the abandoned Union Pacific railway line …...
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