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The Smart CollectorQ: Your column carried a photo of a Ben Franklin-signed deed that sold for $13,200. We have a document signed 1811 that grants land in Ohio to a family member. It's signed in two places by President James Madison and once by Secretary of State James...
A chair has four legs, a seat, a back and perhaps arms - or at least that was the rule for hundreds of years. Do you ever stop to think about chairs? Before the 16th century, only the king, the church hierarchy or the most important person in the room sat...
Daily American Staff Writer @PeteBosakThe much-anticipated removal of two deteriorated railroad crossings in Windber Borough has been delayed by at least a week. Allegheny Southern Railway plans to remove two railroad crossings; one on 21st Street near McDonald's and another on Graham Avenue...
Tags: Travel, Transportation
After 13 years of negotiations with state, federal and Union Pacific officials, Arlington Heights finally broke ground last week for $5 million in improvements along Northwest Highway, Arthur Avenue and Davis Street. The project, funded with $4...
When is Caltrans going to repair the railroad at the south end of Highway 111 as you cross to go to Mexicali? It’s in very bad shape. — Jostled, Calexico Different entities including the state Department of Transportation, the General...
Two years ago, every one of the elected officials representing South Los Angeles — members of the City Council, the Legislature and Congress — joined in an unprecedented show of unity to call for the Crenshaw-to-LAX light-rail line to...
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has cobbled together $40 million to build either an underpass or overpass that would improve safety conditions at one of the most dangerous railroad crossings along the Glendale-Los Angeles...
Charles T. Mahan Jr., who spent 75 years painstakingly documenting the Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad — better known as the Ma & Pa — that zig-zagged across Maryland from Baltimore to York, Pa., died Friday of kidney failure at Oak Crest...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Parkville, Towson, Baltimore County
California's bullet train agency is facing a series of new regulatory and political problems that could jeopardize its July construction kickoff, which already has been delayed more than six months. The new challenges are coming from a private...
The first passenger train rides of the season roll Saturday out of the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum in North Judson. Why not combine it with a hike or bike ride along the nine-mile, paved North Judson Erie Trail, a former railroad bed that runs between...
Free events and things to do in Orlando and surrounding areas this week. See what you can find that won't cost you a dime! EVENTS LEESBURG BIKEFEST: today-Sunday; Downtown Leesburg, Main Street, Leesburg; free; 352-365-0053. EARTH FEST: with...
When Troy Woehl took down a ceiling in an old house near Lincoln School recently, he discovered a historic gem. "I was pulling down some lathes," he said. "When I pulled hard, part of the ceiling opened up, and an envelope floated down." Inside...
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