Rail Yards redevelopment chugs forward

Stephanie Guzman Albuquerque Business First We’ve spent the year reporting mostly on the Railyards in Santa Fe, as Albuquerque’s Rail Yards hasn’t made many headlines since the city decided in January to allow the Rail Yards Market to continue to operate on Sundays. But city officials say their planning...
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Help identify the men who worked in the Shops

“We have a photo of many of the men who worked in the shops. They’re on a locomotive, and we would love to identify the men,” said Leba Freed, the president of the WHEELS Transportation Museum in Albuquerque. “Sadly, they’re gone now, but we are hoping many of the...
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Locomotive restoration nearing completion

By: Kai Porter, Eyewitness News 4 Albuquerque citizens have a chance to help preserve a piece of railroad history right here in the city. The New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society are restoring a classic Santa Fe Railroad steam locomotive built in 1944. Volunteers have put in...
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Grant ensures SW Chief will stay on current route

By Olivier Uyttebrouck / Journal Staff Writer A federal agency has awarded a $15 million grant to upgrade a New Mexico rail line used primarily by Amtrak’s Southwest Chief, including the replacement of 39 miles of track near Albuquerque, the state’s congressional delegation said Monday. The U.S. Department of...
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