NOTE: Since the excessive spamming continues to be a problem, I am left with no other option but to continue showing approved comments only. So, if you leave a comment on my blog, you will not be able to view it until it is approved by me, which may take a few days. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Articles: Railway You Can Model

Posted in Information Request by Rob Chant. (Updated Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 12:25:45 AST.)

INFO REQUEST: Arbegust Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad (Louisville, KY)

After putting out a request for more information on the Philip Morris Cigarette Plant, Chris Broughton put me in touch with Bob Dawson, who is a local historian in the Louisville (KY) area. Bob provided a few details that helped me track down some other sources of information, and he also introduced me to the Arbegust Branch of the...

2022.01.22A-001.jpg (126355 bytes)

Views: 609 | Comments: 2

TAGS: USA (States): Kentucky, American Railways: Pennsylvania Railroad, Articles: Railway You Can Model

Posted in Shortlines by Rob Chant. (Updated Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 18:26:00 ADT.)

SHORTLINES: Warrenton Railroad Company (1871-1985)

To get a complete story as to why the Warrenton Railroad came into existence, we must travel back to 1838, when the proposed right-of-way for the Raleigh & Gaston Railroad (R&G) was being surveyed through Warren County with the intentions of laying track through the county seat of Warrenton. Although railroads were starting to prove...

2022.01.27B-004.jpg (175093 bytes)

Views: 556 | Comments: 2

TAGS: Theme: Regional / Short Line Railway, USA (States): North Carolina, American Railways: Warrenton Railroad Company , Articles: Railway You Can Model