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Phoenix Light Rail Extension Back on Track!

    Groundbreaking for the Valley Metro light rail extension into South Phoenix is back on track after voters rejected a referendum that was set to kill any future rail expansion. Service began for Phoenix Valley Metro back in December 2008, and the system now stretches more than 26 miles. The agency states that there were 15.7 million riders in…

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Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers to Auction off Equipment of World-Class Rail-Car Manufacturer

Cincinnati Industrial Auctioneers, Inc. has been appointed by Nippon Sharyo Manufacturing, LLC to sell the industrial machinery and equipment from their Rochelle, Illinois site. Nippon Sharyo, a global rail-car manufacturer, stopped using the facility for manufacturing in July 2018. A majority of Nippon Sharyo’s State-of-the-Art Equipment is new in 2010 to 2016. (3) 4,500-Watt Mitsubishi ML6030 & ML3015 CNC Lasers…

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Aerial footage of Crenshaw Blvd. restoration at Leimert Park Station

Metro Los Angeles Aerial footage taken on June 26, 2018 of the work to restore Crenshaw Blvd. over the future Crenshaw/LAX Line Leimert Park Station. Keep up to date with the project by visiting http://www.metro.net/crenshaw. Railfan RodRod Washington Writer, filmmaker, model railroader, dreamer, posting videos and articles about trains. Also, posting railfanning videos and updates about his own model railroad…

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A BIT OF LA HISTORY: SPRING STREET 1898

  This is Downtown LA 119 years ago. Foot, Horse and Buggy, Bicycle and Trolley traffic on South Spring Street. Filmed by Thomas Edison’s Photography Company. Railfan RodRod Washington Writer, filmmaker, model railroader, dreamer, posting videos and articles about trains. Also, posting railfanning videos and updates about his own model railroad layout via his webpage, the rail project (coming soon)….

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