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Barbara Nickless, "Dead Stop"

Barbara Nickless’ first thriller featuring special agent (a.k.a. railroad cop) Sydney Rose Parnell, was Blood on the Tracks. It’s a beauty. The shape of the story was unusual. 597 more words


Yellow Boxcar, Hagley Museum, Wilmington, Delaware

This  is  a  Yellow  Boxcar  on  display  at  the  Hagley  Museum  in  Wilmington,  Delaware.  The  boxcar  was  used  to  ship  supplies  from  the  various  parts  of  the  mill.

Day 2970, February 26, 2018 - Transportation Still Life

Planes, Trains, Ships and Automobiles. And a cat. I worked late again, so it was dark when I left work. Inside photography is then called for. 47 more words

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Old Rail Line, Hagley Museum, Wilmington, Delaware

This  is  an  old  rail  line  at  the  Hagley  Museum  in  Wilmington,  Delaware.  The  rail  was  used  to  transport  gunpowder  around  the  factory.

Historic Site

The Hobo and the Werewolf

Lewis “Doc” Shrivner became a hobo when the market crashed in 1929.

His descent into poverty was a reflection of what was happening to Americans everywhere. 842 more words

Flash Fiction

Collins hails $73M made available in grant funds to improve safety of nation’s passenger rails

Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB) is the leading provider of Positive Train Control in the United States and should be well position successfully win new contracts for Postive Train Control to improve safety on railroad systems.  6 more words

No trace of Davis’ body

Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 24, 1900

Black Diamond miners have failed to find their dead companion’s remains

The Black Diamond coal miners are working to find the body of their comrade, … 243 more words