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No. 4014 has been on display at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds for 51 years, but it will leave soon to begin a multi-year restoration that will return it to steam. Check back often for news, Editor Jim Wrinn's video blogs, and photos. Only from Trains!

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April 22, 2014
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Railroads looking for low-emission locomotives have another choice now that Motive Power & Equipment Solutions, Inc. has introduced... More »
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MISSOULA, Mont. – Fans of Electro-Motive Division’s flared beasts, the SD45-2, should set their sights on Big Sky Country. BNSF Railway has been lea... More »
NEW YORK – Representatives of the MTA Long Island Rail Road and the Transport Workers Union representing nearly 6,000 employees are laying out their ... More »
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DEARBORN, Mich. – A new coaling dock has been completed at the Henry Ford Museum’s Greenfield Village for the village’s Detroit, Toledo &... More »
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum is hosting several events in conjunction with National Train Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.... More »
PORTOLA, Calif. – The Feather River Rail Society is holding its Spring Fundraising Drive. The non-profit society works to preserve the history of the West... More »
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Chicago might have more trains, and St. Louis a big shiny arch, but Kansas City is the ton-mile king, with over 1 billion tons passing through the city (or above it, on flyovers) in 2003. That is 15 percent more tons than Chicago. What is remarkable... More »
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