Branch Lines of Hampshire

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Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold Rush, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, a designation shared with the Panama Canal, the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty. A full online ticketing and reservations system was installed and proved to be an instant success with our passengers as they could book tickets in advance assuring a seat on their desired train.

Southern Railway, The (Images of Rail)

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Despite allegations of graft and pork-barrel legislation, the North Carolina Railroad eventually served as a symbol of sectional compromise. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway Company, Hill hired James B. Infrastructure to support the booming industry multiplied, and the Hilo Railroad was born. The line was, however, sold under foreclosure, and the company re-organized under the title of the Nebraska Railway, and was operated as such until it passed into the hands of the Burlington & Missouri Company, in 1876, who extended the line west from Seward to York, and from Nebraska City to Nemaha City, its present southeastern terminus.

Railroad Depots of Central Florida (Images of Rail: Florida)

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Louis & Peoria Railroad from Alhambra, Illinois to Mt. The images below show the evolution after the first logo was trademarked. Finally, Louisville and the rest of Jefferson County was itself the point of origin for 1,021 escaped slaves between 1788-1860. All of a sudden all those stories she used to tell my cousin and I finally have a real place and picture. Railroad crossing last evening about seven o’clock.

Tracing Your Railway Ancestors: A Guide for Family

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Eastern ideologies: comparing Baltimore & Ohio and Erie Lackawanna as the two roads faced the challenges of the 1960s. The man was so badly hurt as to preclude all possibility of an examination. Recruiters for the Central Pacific distributed handbills to attract workers. While atttempting to recover from the wreck, yet another tragedy awaited the L&C, this time dealt by Mother Nature. The heavy hand hewn stone making up the foundation over the arches were removed by a steam derrick of the railroad company.

Great Northern Empire Builder (Great Trains)

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About thirty spectators viewed the action. Com is entering our second decade of selling the finest books and related items at discount prices. Thus Canada was the closest place for slaves to escape. A large hole was torn in the slate roof and the water came through the ceiling and into the office of ticket agent Howard W. Ten workers were to be relocated. At the end of the line in Ironton, The traveler had a thrilling stagecoach ride to Ouray over the road known today as the "Million Dollar Highway."

The Romance of the Rails

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The Ohio Anti-Slavery Society was founded in Zanesville in 1835. Insanity was not grounds for divorce in either New York or Florida. A long coal train was coming south and just below the station the axle of an eight wheel car broke, causing a number of cars to be piled up and the tracks covered with coal. Just a few years later George Stephenson's Rocket became the first steam locomotive practical to use for pulling rolling stock (train cars to you and me).

A Diary of a Journey to the East, in the Autumn of 1854:

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Coal carrier in Pennsylvania, eventually purchased by the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. Houston Having just come across your website I am delighted to find information I have been searching for. The panic of 1873 was peculiarly a railroad phenomenon. The Terminal Annex building and the Central Warehouse were constructed in 1915 and 1916. Roberts to construct 1.3 miles of railroad between the state's new East Texas Penitentiary and the tracks of the Kansas & Gulf Shortline (K&GSL) railroad at Rusk.

British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guide

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Nine manuscript boxes, seven oversized folders. Despite the downturn of local rail service in the twentieth century, the building continued to serve in part as a train station until NY&NE successor New Haven Railroad discontinued passenger service altogether in 1967. Various receipts, orders, photos, clippings and publications relating to railroad work comprise the remainder of the collection. Comment: This excellent reporting in the Herald gives us a clear idea of what people at that time expected of the Addison Road.

America's Greatest Circus Train

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Another short lived service was the hourly trains the N Y & N E put on around the late 80's between New Britain and Hartford. Dieselization of the New York Central soon caught up with Niagaras and pushed them into freight service and eventually retirement. After several months of cleaning track, repairs to locomotives, rolling stock and buildings, the Vines Garden Railroad re-opened to the public in the late summer of 2003. Loveland, a fifty-niner and proponent of the Colorado Central railroad. 1877: The railroad reaches Idaho Springs in June, thanks to financier Jay Gould who controlled the Union Pacific (UP) and supplied the necessary funds to complete both the route to Idaho Springs and the later route to Georgetown, completed in August 1877.

Colorful East Brpoad Top

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He built Alice and himself a huge home in Saint Augustine, Kirkside. The apartments are an outside waiting room, ladies waiting room, ladies' toilet, gentlemen's toilet, office, gentlemen's waiting room, baggage room and express room. They have taken the matter up with the company and gone over it in every particular. It is plain that there was new life and greater financial ability infused into the direction of the road, as new members appeared in the board of directors.