Re: Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network
Author: Boulder City Carl
Date: 04-14-2018 - 22:25

Cool!

Highball to Cima Hill

Graham Buxton Wrote:
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> For the first time in 20 years, passengers boarded
> a train Friday connecting Boulder City to
> Henderson.
>
> Gov. Brian Sandoval squatted down and took a few
> whacks at a chrome spike on a stretch of track
> that finally bridges a gap created two decades ago
> between the Southern Nevada cities.
>
> “We’re talking about a day where we’re making
> history, but we’re also restoring history,”
> Sandoval said as gusty winds whipped around a
> crowd of 200 people gathered for a dedication
> ceremony.
>
> “I think about the people coming to Southern
> Nevada, and they want a legitimate quality
> experience and adventure,” Sandoval said. “Now
> they’re going to be able to have that and share
> that as a family.”
>
> An art deco-style steel truss bridge spanning
> nearly 364 feet helped restore service on the
> Boulder Branch rail line, a spur that curves away
> from the main Union Pacific line in Las Vegas,
> runs through Henderson and — once again — connects
> to Boulder City.
>
> The rail bridge, and an accompanying pedestrian
> bridge connecting Henderson and River Mountains
> hiking trails, were built by the Nevada Department
> of Transportation as part of a 2.5-mile concrete
> segment of Interstate 11 that’s scheduled to open
> in May.
>
> Read the rest here:
> [www.reviewjournal.com]
> s/restored-rail-line-reconnects-southern-nevada-ci
> ties/
>
>
> This bridge make it possible for the Museum to
> extend the trains that it runs. UP RR still
> serves some customers ()mostly inbound plastic
> pellets) on the branch, so at this point its not
> clear exactly where the Museum trains might turn
> back.
>
> More on the Museum here:
> [www.nevadasouthern.com]



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network Graham Buxton 04-14-2018 - 14:05
  Re: Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network Boulder City Carl 04-14-2018 - 22:25
  Re: Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network CWS 04-15-2018 - 11:28
  Re: Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network Big Boy 04-15-2018 - 11:43
  Re: Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network Brian Westgate 04-15-2018 - 14:13
  Re: Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network David Dewey 04-15-2018 - 14:01
  Re: Boulder City NV new rail bridge re-connects NV RR Museum to network Graham Buxton 04-15-2018 - 18:21


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