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New Trains Article: Railroading Below Sea Level

New Trains Article: Railroading Below Sea Level

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in News | 2 comments

East of Palm Springs lies the Salton Sea, a beautiful but desolate place that developers once touted as the next great water resort. While those dreams were swept away, Union Pacific’s Yuma Subdivision hosts up to 35 trains a day through this searing desert terrain. A new article in Trains magazine examines the shared history of the sea and its...

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The new site is taking flight!

The new site is taking flight!

Posted by on Sep 22, 2012 in News | 0 comments

It’s long overdue, but the website has finally been given a beautiful facelift with the help of web designer Jim Bunte. I’ll be fine-tuning the content for a month or two . . . be sure to bookmark the home page and check back for news of rail and roadside related projects, plus blog posts and pictures! Photo: Endeavour’s final flight, seen...

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Route 66 Railway

Route 66 Railway

Posted by on Sep 22, 2012 in News, Roadside America, Route 66 | 0 comments

Welcome to the online home for Elrond’s coffee-table book Route 66 Railway. The book sold out in 2011, but you can click here to read about R66R and view sample pages. To contact the book’s publisher — the Los Angeles Railroad Heritage Foundation (LARHF) — visit http://www.larhf.org/. A handful of signed copies were recently...

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