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Old Presidents Street Station, Baltimore, Maryland

This  is  the  old  head  house  of  the  Presidents  Street  Train  Station.  The  platforms  extended  from  behind  the  building.  This  is  the  only  remnant  of  that  station.   8 more words

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Railroad officials are delaying on bridge proposition

Originally published in the Maplevalley Messenger, September 22, 1921

No definite action has yet been taken by Milwaukee to authorize overhead crossing

Two weeks have elapsed since the plans for the overhead bridge across the at Maplevalley were approved by the county commissioners. 144 more words


Vanishing Texas: ATSF 3423, Temple

I would lean across my window sill
And hear the whistle echoin’ across the hill
Then I’d watch the lights till they’d fade away
On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe…

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Reducing trespassing on railroad tracks

Experts from several areas are working to limit the number of people on railroad tracks:

Trespassing numbers have remained fairly steady over the years and now account for about 72 percent of all railroad-related deaths, with 761 fatalities in 2015, including 296 suicides.

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Old Train Station, Steward, Illinois

This  is  the  old  train  depot  in  Steward,  Illinois.  It  currently  is  part  of  a  local  park.

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Illinois Central Railway Caboose, Ronks, Pennsylvania

This  is  a  caboose  from  the  Illinois  Central  Railway  at  the  Red  Caboose  Motel  in  Ronks,  Pennsylvania.