Engine 1529′s Colorful History |
Feb 10th, 2013
Monroe Journal Newspaper Article. Originally published in print and online, April 11, 2012 | Every year, Frisco Park plays host to tens of thousands of visitors during the Amory Railroad Festival. The park’s sole resident, locomotive Engine 1529, makes a wonderful host as it shares space with hobos, crafters, and food vendors. What Engine 1529 hasn’t shared, however, is how it ended up in Frisco Park in the first place.
Train Ride Is Good Medicine For Special Boy |
Feb 9th, 2013
Monroe Journal Newspaper Article. Originally published in print and online, April 4, 2012 | Five-year-old Karson Stegall of New Albany proclaimed "All aboard!" as he boarded Engine 102 at the Mississippian Railway Cooperative train yard. This magical moment was the fulfillment of a very special promise his great-grandmother, Janie Roberts, made to him while he was recovering from an injury stemming from an accidental gun shot to the head.