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  • Five questions for John Magness

    Five questions for John Magness
    Canton has traditionally been a blue-collar neighborhood, and for more than 100 years, the Canton Railroad Co. has been a part of that mix, moving freight for local industries and the port of Baltimore. Its locomotives are a familiar — and at times...
  • Cubs in line for $8.5 million tax break for Wrigley Field work

    Cubs in line for $8.5 million tax break for Wrigley Field work
    If the proposed Wrigley Field renovation gets completed, the team would be in line for an $8.5 million property tax break, under a measure the City Council is expected to approve Wednesday. Cubs ownership would be in line for an $8.5 million property...
  • Aged tunnel where Amtrak train derailed may be replaced

    Aged tunnel where Amtrak train derailed may be replaced
    The snaking tunnel beneath West Baltimore where an Amtrak engine derailed Monday, disrupting travel for thousands of evening commuters, has been a source of concern for decades. The narrow, two-track Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel twists 1.4 miles under...
  • First lady could be Chicago kids' last hope

    First lady could be Chicago kids' last hope
    As a young girl growing up in the South, I looked forward to the fourth Sunday of August. We called it "Homecoming" at my church in Hogansville, Ga. That was when folks who had moved away from our small, rural town seeking better opportunities in...
  • Freight yard expansion could pose lung hazard

    Freight yard expansion could pose lung hazard
    With a massive freight yard expansion backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel poised to bulldoze the northeast corner of Englewood, a new analysis suggests the project would substantially increase lung-damaging pollution in a neighborhood already plagued by high...
  • Illinois lawmakers fight cuts to rail project funds

    Illinois lawmakers said today they will fight a move by Republicans in the U.S. House to scrap funding for a key railroad improvement project designed to increase capacity and eliminate a notorious freight and passenger train bottleneck on Chicago's South...
  • Santorum's mission to Mars

    Santorum's mission to Mars
    Rick Santorum, whose campaign has seemed like something out of a science fiction novel to the Pennsylvanians who ended his political career six years ago, is kicking off his return to the state in the aptly named town of Mars. The former U.S. senator,...
  • Construction to begin on Englewood Flyover rail bridges

    Construction could start this summer on a system of rail bridges on Chicago’s South Side designed to unplug a major bottleneck that causes thousands of hours of delay each year for freight and passenger trains, officials announced today.   The...
  • All aboard! Here's a roundup of Hampton Roads hotspots for train-loving kids and adults

    All aboard! Here's a roundup of Hampton Roads hotspots for train-loving kids and adults
    Trains may be considered old-fashioned by some, but among youngsters, they remain as hot as the coal in a locomotive's blazing firebox. The enduring popularity of Thomas the Tank Engine is but one example of how centuries-old technology still puts smiles...
  • Six prescribed burns planned for Indiana Dunes this fall

    Six prescribed burns planned for Indiana Dunes this fall
    The National Park Service is planning six prescribed burns this fall for the Indiana National Lakeshore. The burns will happen sometime between now and Thanksgiving because weather conditions play such a significant role in determining whether the time...
  • Freight train fire causes delays on CTA's Red Line, Dan Ryan

    Freight train fire causes delays on CTA's Red Line, Dan Ryan
    A reported fire on a freight train has caused delays on the CTA's Red Line near 63rd Street in the Englewood neighborhood, officials said. According to the CTA website, Red Line trains bypassed the 63rd Street station because of fire activity in the...