A legacy in rust: the old (designed in 1886) herald of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad is still visible on this now-abandoned main line at the west end of Appalachia, VA. Behind stand the rema... (more)
A lady from AR contacted me to inquire on some information about this bridge. Her great-grandfather was killed on Jan 23, 1897 when his passenger train, B&O predecessor Pittsburg and Western No. ... (more)
The new Verticle lift bridge over the Illinois River upstream from Morris IL nears the final phase placement.
The old bridge was a navigation hazard being too narrow for passage of barge tows.... (more)
Two years ago today (June 12th), the swollen Cedar River took down CRANDIC's downtown bridge and several of their hopper cars. Here, ten days later, the river is still high, and the damage is mor... (more)