Tag: Railroad

By Linda Cicoira -- A Pennsylvania expert thinks it will cost nearly $539,000 to repair the railroad tracks between Parksley, where massive Associated Grain silos sit beside the defunct line, to Hallwood, for a seven-mile hike.  That’s about six times less than the $3.4 million estimated by a Delmarva Central...
Submitted Article and Photos – Times are changing in Cape Charles. There’s downtown renewal, a surge in tourism, and the beach draws ever more bathers. And then there is the railroad. Cape Charles was created by the railroad and sustained by it for most of the town's history. But...
By Linda CicoiraMembers of the Accomack and Northampton county boards of supervisors, elected by the voters of their respective counties, serve on the Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission (A-NTDC). The railroad, Canonie Atlantic Company, has a board of directors made up of members of the A-NTDC, but those...
By Stefanie JacksonThe former New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad (NYP&N) in Cape Charles has been ear-marked for historic preservation and economic resurgence by railroad enthusiasts John Paffrath and Roger Malick of the nonprofit New York, Philadelphia and Norfolk Railroad Resurrection.The duo from across the Bay have...