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Flour By Rail

Plan to save several vintage boxcars and display them along with early diesel loco

Napa Wine Train Waits Out COVID-19 As Surge Puts Reopening On Hold

One of the wine country’s best-known tourist attractions is heading into winter with its path to reopening as unsettled as the battle against the coronavirus.

Historic Manchester [NY] Roundhouse: Can This Building Be Saved?

The fate of the long-abandoned Lehigh Valley Railroad Roundhouse could become clearer early next year.

COVID-19 Surge Derails Remaining Polar Express Runs Through National Park

The recent rise in coronavirus cases in Northeast Ohio and the state are to blame for ending the sold-out runs starting Thursday.

Ford Unveils Michigan Central Site Plan For Corktown

Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday unveiled its site plan for Michigan Central, the project to transform the area around the historic former train depot in the city's Corktown neighborhood into a campus focused on the mobility and transportation methods that will define the future of the automotive industry.

Steam Train [CofG #509] One Step Closer To Being Restored As County Seeks Money For Repairs

Macon-Bibb County commissioners are providing $50,000 toward the restoration of the locomotive, Central of Georgia No. 509, a 2-8-0 built by Baldwin in 1906 on display in Carolyn Crayton Park.

NJ May Soon Get Its Own 9-Mile Version Of The High Line From Hudson To Essex Counties

Manhattan's High Line conversion from rail to urban walkspace has proven popular with city dwellers. Now an abandoned rail line nearby in New Jersey *might* become another urban walkway

The ‘Lady Engineer’ Who Took The Pain Out Of The Train

Olive Wetzel Dennis spent years test-riding railways, improving everything from climate control to dining-car china along the way.