Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, February 18, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 34° Clear


Everything tagged

Sort by:

Stories tagged: railroads

Imaginative gardeners build tracks through backyards

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 …

Caldwell: China wants to keep coal trains running on time

Spokane is halfway to the millennium. That may not be a good thing.

Inland Empire Railway Historical Society plans open house

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 …

BNSF reopens train tracks west of Spokane after derailment

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 …

Expansion considered for St. Maries River Railroad

The buyer of the St. Maries River Railroad in North Idaho says there are plans to expand the business.

Police focusing today on rail crossing violations

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.

New trail segment OK’d

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 …

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 …