Railfanning Review: The 1869 Budds Creek Disaster

Today marks the anniversary of the 1869 disaster at Budds Creek on the Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad. Montgomery County, Tennessee, declared July 28, 2019, the sesquicentennial of the wreck, as Budds Creek Disaster Day of Remembrance. Music Intro: “Waiting on My Train to Come,” recorded live at the Southeastern Railway Museum on Aug. 2, 2020. Written by Todd DeFeo, (c) 2006, 2020 by Todd DeFeo (ASCAP). From “A Guy Walks Into a Train Museum.” Background music: “Down in the Creek;” written and performed by Todd DeFeo (ASCAP); recorded on Oct. 15, 2019. Outro: “Down in the Creek;” written and

Railfanning Review for January 18, 2021

In This Edition: Federal Transit Officials Finalize $766.5 Million Grant for Portal North Bridge Replacement; MARTA Undertaking Project to Replace Crossover at Canterbury Junction on the Red and Gold Lines; and A Preview of a Conversation with Operation Lifesaver Executive Director Rachel Maleh.

Railfanning Review for December 14, 2020

In this edition: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Optimistic About Gateway Money; Delaware Project Will Increase Capacity, Officials Say; Metrolink Awards Amtrak Contract to Operate Commuter Trains; NJ Transit Board Approves Funding Agreement for Portal North Bridge Replacement; and Did You Know? Newark Penn Station.