(John Koziol/Union Leader Correspondent) Although slightly hidden by trees, a dragon — so called because it literally belches propane-fueled flames to keep rails at a constant 90 degrees while being laid — makes its way east Sept. (John Koziol/Union Leader Correspondent) Thanks to a nearly million public/private partnership between the New Hampshire Department of Transportation and the St.
Owned by Darien, Conn.-based Genesee & Wyoming Inc., which owns or maintains interests in more than 120 short-line railroads in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Belgium, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, the SL & A was once part of the Grand Trunk Railway.According to its website, the SL & A carries aggregates, chemicals, food and feed products, forest products, intermodal containers, and steel and scrap.But the SL & A’s tracks are old, some dating from the 1940s, and are rated for rail cars weighing 263,000 pounds whereas the industry standard is 286,000.
Editorials New Hampshire runs elections pretty well. Under New Hampshire law, he can stay on the job until the governor and council confirm his successor. Maggie Hassan declared early Wednesday that she had scored a razor-thin win over Republican Sen. The announcement left a stunned, one-term incumbent to ponder her future... Lawrence & Atlantic train sits at the Barrett Trucking Co. 30 after a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the start of a million project. The company and the state have partnered on a million project that will replace 7.3 miles of track and refurbish five bridges in the North Country. The deadly tide of drug overdoses may finally be peaking in Manchester. Degnan is the state fire marshal, but his term ran out on March 31.