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Started interviews today for local's remembrances on the #kingofprussiamall
Amtrak installed Positive Train Control on rails Northeast Corridor. Way ahead of industry norm but too late to prevent Philly crash.
SEPTA plans to spend $700 million by 2027 to upgrade city trolley network.
art, etc. No definitive sighting as of yet.
Neat story...Polish treasure hunters looking for WWII Nazi supposed gold train that was to have carried away fortune in stolen gold, jewels
Amtrak & co. continue plans to transform 30th Street Station into neighborhood that connects dots with downtown Center City Philadelphia.
SEPTA revising runs on regional lines to improve rail punctuality. Standard on-time rate 92%; biggest adjustments-Warminster & West Trenton
Thursday, Boston train left suburban transit station w/o driver. Don't see that one every day.
Just finished hanging with my railroad peeps at Greenberg Train Show in Oaks, PA. Both Saturday and Sunday. Sold some books, revisited.
shows, 3 books sold per show. Keeps the name out there
shows, 3 books sold per show. Keeps the name out there.
Back to back shows for selling KOP railroads book: Horsham on Saturday and Gilbertsville on Sunday. Average: 3 hours night sleep going into
local economic activity, add over 5,400 construction related jobs and decrease travel time for thousands of commuters.
Thursday report from Economy League of Greater Philadelphia shows that planned rail extension to KOP should create more than $1 billion in
Good chance that US Senate will raise rail liability cap for accidents such as the Amtrak one in Philly.
Going to Oaks, PA to check out some old railroad tracks...time to kill.
Great article 11/12 Phila Inquirer detailing how SEPTA has special train that reduces coating of oil residue left on tracks by fall leaves.
Latest national railroad news courtesy of RAILnews.net
11/10/2015 : Amtrak Offers More Bike Service on the Crescent
in Huntingdon Valley Library on 11/17, 6:30 pm.
in King of Prussia, PA, 6:30 sharp. Dig it.
One more library to go: speaking at Huntingdon Valley Library in northeast Philly region on Tuesday 11/17 about the history of the railroads
ran from quarries on Crum Creek to landing on Ridley Creek in Delaware County, PA, in present day Nether Providence Township
Leiper Railroad: 1st permanent railroad in America, 1st to be officially surveyed, tested in 1809, ran from 1810 to 1828. 3/4 mile long
expansion November 2016. Finish date: August 2016.
Speaking about the #kingofprussiarailroads
PA @ William Jeanes Library in Lafayette Hill on Thursday 11/12, 6:30 pm.
Abrams Yard, King of Prussia, PA. Old tracks once ran from Reading main line to coal storage & blending facility.
the manliness to deal with issue. Now another Philly Amtrak fatal accident more likely. No wonder why many people can't stand Congress.
Lawmakers extended deadline for implementation of Positive Train Control safety system by railroads, to another 3-5 years b/c didn't have
construction, ongoing to join the mall as one, completion date 8/16.
Another abandoned building along Trout Creek, King of Prussia, PA.
Enjoyed s peaking @ Philly Chapter of Pennsylvania Railroad Historical Society for #kingofprussiarailroads
on 10/31 philaprrths.com
Abandoned bridge used to carry stone, etc. to Georgia Pacific warehouse & Abrams Yard train yard, #kingofprussiapa
Historic home, formerly Gulph Mills, now King of Prussia, PA.
Old route of Upper Merion & Plymouth Railroad that used to service Alan Wood Steel Company in Conshohocken, PA.
Abrams Yard, King of Prussia, PA. Site of former conveyor pits from coal storage and blending facility.
Back of veterinarian's property on South Gulph Road in #Kingofprussia
, PA. Looks like early 1900s cooking stove.
Indicative of many towns, abandoned railroad tracks in #kingofprussiapa
The new and improved sight lines down the Commons in Ithaca, NY, July 2015.
Before Hollywood, there was Betzwood in Valley Forge, PA.
Da Mets! Long time fan, fav sport, nice to see "other" NY bb team get day in sun. Happiest for Fred Wilpon, David Wright and Terry Collins.
Whoops. Bridge fell. Behind the scenes, Abrams Yard, King of Prussia, PA.
Looking forward to speaking about #kingofprussiarailroads
at Lower Providence Library in Eagleville, PA on Wednesday, October 21, 6:30 pm.
Old school is cool. Old Pennsylvania Railroad locomotive still standing years later outside of Inquirer plant.
Many abandoned buildings along Trout Creek off Moore Road in King of Prussia, PA. Stories to be told.
Lehigh Valley looking to renew railroad passenger se rvice to Philadelphia. Great idea considering explosive growth butwill take a long time
Concrete pilings for railroad bridge remain from the old Philadelphia & Western Railroad. Present day Radnor Trail
Always a pleasure revisiting areas of abandoned railroad track. Found some new track in #kingofprussia
The former Port Indian stop on the Schuylkill Valley Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, established in 1884.
created the world's first successful locomotive. The first engines used in the US were purchased from the Stephenson Works in England.
The railroad was first developed in Great Britain. A man named George Stephenson successfully applied the steam technology of the day