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Railroad on Stilts-Camas Valley Railroad

The nickname “Railroad on Stilts,” refers to a section of the defunct Camas Prairie Railroad of northern Idaho. In one five-mile section, there are more than a dozen wooden trestles. 95 more words

Local History

Derailed Train Cars Crash Through Building

By Dillon Thomas

WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A local business was forced to tape off portions of its facility Thursday morning, after a train derailed nearby, causing several train cars to crash into the building. 367 more words


25 Train Cars Carrying Coal Derail, Crash Into Feed Building

LUCERNE, Colo. (CBS4) – Investigators in Weld County are working to determine why a Union Pacific train carrying coal derailed overnight, crashing into a feed building. 152 more words


Alton Seeking Buyer For its Amtrak Station

Alton, Illinois, is making a push to save its existing Amtrak station, which once served the Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad.

The city has created a marketing brochure with the goal of finding a buyer for the station, which will close once the new Alton Regional Multi Modal Transportation Center opens later this year. 102 more words


Service Disruptions Loom for Texas Eagle, Crescent

Service disruptions will affect the Texas Eagle and Crescent in early 2017.

Between Jan. 9 and 15, the Chicago-San Antonio train will not stop at Arcadia, Missouri. 150 more words


Amtrak First Day Timetables

One of the many forgotten footnotes from Amtrak’s early years is how on May 1, 1971, many of Amtrak’s contract railroads published timetables just as they had done for decades. 354 more words


Union Pacific Railroad Helps Local Law Enforcement Promote Crossing Safety

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa- The Union Pacific Railroad held a law enforcement event on the tracks through the City of Marshalltown Monday.

Railroad police, along with members of the Marshalltown Police, and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, and the Marshall County Attorney were on board a locomotive traveling past crossings in town. 228 more words