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|A derailment in February, 2006, pointed out the importance of railroad bridges to Montreal. Montreal is an island and has six railroad bridges that carry freight, commuters and long distance passengers. ||02/28/2006||698|
|5 September 1944 |
STRATEGIC OPERATIONS (Fifteenth Air Force): 430+ B-17s and B-24s, with fighter escort, attack communications targets in Hungary and N Italy to impede the withdrawal from the lower Balkans and to disrupt railroad communications in N Italy; targets hit are 2 railroad bridges at Budapest and 1 each at Szolnok and Szob, Hungary and a railroad bridge at Ferrara, Ital...
|Two railroad bridges of railroad from Haifa to Damasc near the Hamat Gader.||12/12/2006||631|
|New York Central Harlem Division. This railroad is operated as far north as Wassaic by Metro North Railroad. The New York & Harlem Railroad Company, founded in 1831, is responsible for $7.8 million in (redeemable in gold) 3 Ĺ bonds due in the year 2043. These bonds are legally secured by the 127-mile right-of-way from New York City to Chatham AND by GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL! Currently, these borr...||10/06/2005||1,345|
|5 June 1944 |
On this mission Lt. Colonel Hawes took his turn at missing a railroad bridge. The primary target was a railroad bridge at Borgo Val di Tare on the East side of the Apennines. This target was obscured by built-up cumulus clouds. After making three unsuccessful attempts to locate the target, the Group flew across to the west side of the Apennines to attack the First Al...
|Webb's Wilderness Railroad opened up the Adirondack wilderness. Although educated as a physician, William Seward Webb built two hundred miles of railroad and opened up the Adirondack wilderness where others had failed. New York Central Railroad tracks reached into the Adirondacks. See where the tracks went!||10/07/2005||944|
|Beautiful image near Prague...I feel like an old railroad man.||11/09/2005||567|
|The Ford Motor Company was Green Island's (upstate New York) largest employer from 1923, when Henry Ford opened a plant in Green Island, until 1988, when the plant closed.|
While rail service to this plant was furnished by the Delaware & Hudson Railroad, there was a connection to the Troy & Schenectady branch of the New York Central Railroad.
This is a pictorial "tr...
|The Troy & Schenectady Railroad was part of the original New York Central organized in 1853. It is now abandoned and is a bike path. Ride the route of the T&S and see where it went.||09/24/2005||1,738|
|A railroad roundhouse (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roundhouse) in Cheyenne, Wyoming.||06/22/2007||1,157|
|Looking for an industrial site in Connecticut? Find out what towns have rail service.|
For details on what railroad serves each town, see http://www.lakemirabel.com/Railroad/ConnecticutFreight.html
Tour the state: towns are ranked by size.
|Rooting through old magazines on a rainy Sunday afternoon, I came to an old National Railway Historical Society Bulletin and saw an article by Edgar T. Mead on a train trip from New York City to Choate School which is located in Wallingford, Connecticut which he made in 1937. The trip was made over the former New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. In 1988, I wrote an article about what we ha...||09/26/2005||1,028|