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It's Official: Morouns Sell Detroit Train Station To Ford

The long-vacant Michigan Central Station, which for years was a signature eyesore symbolizing Detroit's decay, will be revitalized by Ford Motor Co. as the hub of a Corktown campus focused on advanced automotive technology.

Transportation Museums Eviction From Noblesville Park Delayed

A judge said Thursday that he'll decide by the end of June how much time the museum has to move from its longtime home at Forest Park ... Noblesville had given the museum a June 1 deadline to move out after the city chose not to renew its lease with the museum ... Hamilton Circuit Court Judge Paul A. Felix said he’d make a ruling in the case by June 29. The parties involved have until June 13 to submit additional information for him to consider before he makes a decision. ... In the meantime, the museum can stay at Forest Park and continue removing equipment and cleaning up

'Miss Brackenridge' Out Of Retirement

Nice article and video about the completion of West Penn Railways streetcar No. 832 Miss Brackenridge and announcement of the "On Track for the Future" Capital Campaign at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington, PA

Ohio Rail Experience Coming To Town

The Ohio Rail Experience (ORE), a part of the 501 (c)(3) Cincinnati Scenic Railway, will be coming to town to take ticket holders on a unique one-day trip.

Train Depot Changes Ownership Ahead Of Expected Ford Announcement

The long-empty Michigan Central Depot in Detroit's Corktown has changed ownership from the billionaire Moroun family to an entity registered to a New York law firm, ahead of an expected mid-June announcement that Ford Motor Co. will redevelop the building.

'Incredible' Remains Of Railroad In Hitchcock Woods Creating Excitement

Remains of original South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company line discovered near Aiken, SC.

Walt Disney's First Love Lives On At This Historic California Ranch

The vintage locomotive is pulling two passenger cars around a two-mile loop at Santa Margarita Ranch in San Luis Obispo County, a roughly 15,000-acre property settled by Franciscan missionaries in 1774. But these carriages once had a very different home about 250 miles south of here. The passenger cars and two others in the ranch’s inventory were part of Disneyland’s railroad attraction when the theme park debuted in 1955.

Volunteer On One Of The Only Railroad Restoration Programs In The US

Colebrookdale Railroad Project, August 3-8, 2018

Restoration Of Railroad Car 211

Fundraiser for Restoration of 1883 D&RGW Baggage car by Hinsdale County Colorado Historical Foundation

Report: Ford Directors Briefed On Detroit Train Station Plan

Ford's board of directors could vote as soon as May 10 on a plan for the Detroit automaker to buy or lease the Michigan Central Station, Crain's Detroit Business reported Monday. Edsel Ford II told the business publication that the board "has been briefed" on the automaker's efforts to buy the station, which closed in 1988.

Port Huron Museum Will Restore 140-Year-Old Steam Locomotive

One of the shortest moves in the Daniel B. Harrington's long existence was probably one of the most momentous. Workers and volunteers on Thursday loaded the narrow-gauge steam engine onto a flatbed trailer and moved it less than a mile from the Port Huron Museum to the metal shop at St. Clair County Community College.