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Ex-coal-miner worker stokes interest in the past

Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 20, 1997

By Jon Hahn

The name’s “MILT” on the hard hat he wore in the Newcastle coal mine, but his real name’s… 843 more words

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New Haven Railroad Cedar Hill Yard

Driving north from New Haven, Cedar Hill yard cannot be overlooked. Its still used, but not to the extent it was 50 year ago. Imagine, over 9,000 cars handled on one day! 195 more words

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Depot restoration the work of historical society’s ‘Thursday Crew’

Originally published in The Seattle Times, Month/date unknown 1983

By Mary Rothschild

Three passenger trains a day once stopped in Black Diamond, traveling from the foot of Main Street in Seattle in about an hour and a half. 816 more words

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Transportation around the M&M

The history of the M&M building is wrapped up in the history of transportation in Houston. The building was intentionally sited on the land that sits between White Oak and Buffalo Bayous, but it also sat at the closest meeting point between two great railroads, the Missouri Kansas Texas (MKT, nicknamed The Katy), and the Southern Pacific. 223 more words

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Castleton Cutoff and Hudson River Connecting Railroad

In the 1920’s, one of the biggest projects of the NY Central of this era was the Castleton Cutoff which would replace the grades and drawbridge at Albany with a high-level river crossing several miles south of Albany. 388 more words

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Newington Junction Railroad Station

We have several collections of railroad stations, the largest is Connecticut. One that was missing was Newington Junction.

Our friends at Tyler City Station… 158 more words

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