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Salem-News.com (Jul-25-2009 18:13)
Railroad History Recalled at Antique Powerland Great Oregon Steam-UpStory & Photography By G. Villani Salem-News.com
The former engineer became a very active member of the Willow Creek Railroad at Antique Powerland in Brooks because he needed a place to run the model engines he built while living in Napa Valley.
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History is lived by men, and Ralph Jenkins of Stayton is one of those who is part of it. "I loved railroading since I was a baby," he said.
Salem-News.com (Jun-22-2009 18:57)
Four Reported Dead in Washington D.C. Train Crash (VIDEO)Salem-News.com
Officials say the fatality is the second in Metrorail’s 33-year history.
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Officials in the nation's capitol city say two six-car Red Line trains collided at 5:00 p.m. today, resulting in two fatalities. One of the people who died is the female train operator. There were also several injuries, many serious, according to preliminary reports.
Salem-News.com (May-11-2009 03:27)
Texting to Death? (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
25 people were recently added to the list of those killed as a result of phone texting.
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What are the electronic manufacturers and marketing guru's trying to do to our fair society? Weren't things bad enough before texting became the unexplainable phenomena that it is?
Salem-News.com (May-10-2009 19:38)
Small Boy Falls From Railroad Bridge in WashingtonSalem-News.com
Clark County Sheriff's Office investigates fall from train bridge involving a 4-year old child.
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A small boy was severely injured this morning in the Battle Ground area when he fell from a railroad bridge, approximately 30 feet to the ground.
Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2009 07:24)
President Reveals A Vision for High Speed Rail (VIDEO)Salem-News.com
Obama says the high-speed rail system will reduce traffic on the road, lower our dependence on foreign oil, and lower the bill for gasoline.
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"I'm happy to be here. I’m more happy than you can imagine," said the Vice President, a noted rail enthusiast, before introducing the President for the release of his strategic plan for high speed rail in America.
Salem-News.com (Apr-15-2009 21:30)
Officials Identify Woodland Teens Killed in Train AccidentSalem-News.com
The two apparently didn't hear the Amtrak train blow it's whistle.
(KELSO, Wash.) - 15-year old Edward "Eddie" Denson and 15-year old Katelen "Katie" Blacklaw, both of Woodland, have been identified by Cowlitz County Coroner Tim Davidson as the teens killed by an Amtrak train Tuesday evening.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Apr-15-2009 08:54)
Two Teens Die in Woodland Train-Pedestrian Accident (UPDATE)Salem-News.com
It is speculated that the two teens were unable to hear the approaching Amtrak because of the sound of a freight train.
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Cowlitz County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the deaths of two teenagers who were struck by an Amtrak train in the south part of Woodland.
Salem-News.com (Feb-11-2009 00:47)
Car Struck by Train in Clackamas County Near Canemah (PHOTOS)Salem-News.com
The man was not trapped, and Clackamas Fire crews were able to assist him out of the vehicle and onto a backboard.
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It sounds like a frustrating experience. A 78-year old man somehow got his car stuck on the railroad track that passes through Canemah, which is south of Oregon City along Hwy 99.
Salem-News.com (Jan-25-2009 03:03)
Hillsboro Police Investigate Car Vs. Max Train CrashSalem-News.com
The male driver of the car suffered serious injuries and was transported to OHSU via lifeflight and was taken into surgery.
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Hillsboro Police say a motor vehicle collided with a tri-met train at 10th and Washington streets in Hillsboro Saturday night, at approximately 7:16 PM.
Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2008 13:36)
Fiery Crash Involving Car and Train Leave Two DeadSalem-News.com
One occupant narrowly escaped being hit by the train, while two perished.
(CANBY, Ore.) - An Amtrak train struck a car Friday night at the Canby intersection of NE 4th Ave and Hwy 99E, at about 10:20 PM. The vehicle erupted in flames upon impact, and was pushed nearly 1450 feet down the train tracks, burning the entire time.Read Full Article