Stories tagged: railroads
Sun., Sept. 4, 2011
Spokane is a railroad town. While trains are a common daily sight, some of the most scenic lines run right through local gardens. Tony and Theresa Goatz live in Spokane …
Sun., Jan. 16, 2011
Spokane is halfway to the millennium. That may not be a good thing.
Thu., June 17, 2010
The majestic visage of the mighty steam engine. The rumble and roar of the cars speeding down the track. The thrill of getting a wave and a blast of the …
Wed., June 2, 2010
The main railroad between Seattle and Spokane is back open, following a derailment. A Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train jackknifed on a side rail line early Wednesday, blocking the …
Tue., April 20, 2010
The buyer of the St. Maries River Railroad in North Idaho says there are plans to expand the business.
Tue., Oct. 27, 2009
Spokane police are teaming up today with enforcement officers from the Union Pacific and BNSF railroads for an enforcement campaign along rail crossings in northeast Spokane.
Wed., July 1, 2009
A bike and pedestrian trail almost two decades in the making will see significant progress thanks to federal stimulus money accepted Monday night by the Spokane City Council. The 10-mile …
Sun., March 12, 1995
Many Cities Lose Link To Rail System Absence Of Rail Service Can Create Dilemmas For Shippers In Areas Hardest Hit By Cutbacks
A new study reports that 22 years of deregulation in the rail industry has exacted a heavy toll on America’s heartland with over 400 cities losing access to the national …