Special Norfolk Southern locomotives help Atlantans breathe easier
With Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal on hand to celebrate the success of a public-private partnership for cleaner air, Norfolk Southern today unveiled the nation’s first of a new class of rail yard locomotives developed with federal funding assistance to reduce emissions in urban areas “Norfolk Southern has been a valued partner for economic growth in Georgia for many years,” said Gov. Deal. “I applaud the company’s environmental consciousness and its work to achieve public benefits through cooperative efforts with municipalities and government agencies like the one we celebrate here today.” Gov. Deal and Mark Manion, Norfolk Southern’s chief operating officer, dedicated five of the locomotives during a ceremony at Norfolk Southern’s Inman Yard, a major hub…
Anchorage Chamber Train Ride "Kentucky Derby"
NOTE: Please list names of ALL attendees, we must have a complete manifest to leave the station. The Anchorage Chamber invites you to come aboard the Annual
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Move Over, Sir: Women Working on the Railroad
Google “female trailblazers” and dozens of names come up: Marie Currie, Harriet Tubman, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Sandra Day O’Connor and the list goes on. But two names are noticeably absent – Bonnie Leake and Edwina Justus – women who stepped into a man’s world to become Union Pacific’s first female and first black female locomotive engineer, respectively.
Watco's Jacksonville Port Terminal Railroad launches operations. For Railroad Career Professionals
Railroad industry news about: Jacksonville Port Terminal Railroad, Watco Cos. LLC, Jacksonville Port Authority. From the editors of Progressive Railroading Magazine