Posted on 18 November 2014.
A work train with construction equipment pulls through downtown Cornelius on a recent afternoon. Norfolk Southern is replacing ties along the line through north Mecklenburg and South Iredell. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)
If you’ve been along the Norfolk Southern “O” line tracks through north Mecklenburg and south Iredell, you may have notice a lot of train whistles lately. And what’s with the fresh railroad ties and stone?
No, it’s not the impending arrival of commuter rail. That project remains at a dead stop at the moment. A Norfolk Southern spokesman this week said it was routine track maintenance.
Norfolk Southern killed state and local hopes for the Red Line Commuter Rail Project in 2013 when it declined to join in planning for the line. The company called commuter rail ‘fundamentally incompatible‘ with its potential future use of the line and ability to grow its business in North Carolina.
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Posted on 07 November 2014.
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Posted on 04 November 2014.
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Posted on 01 November 2014.
Little ghouls and goblins of the Blue Stone Harbor Neighborhood in Cornelius posed before trick-or-treating Friday night. (Nate Davis photo)
Neighbors in the Blue Stone Harbor neighborhood of Cornelius hosted their annual pizza party on the tennis courts Friday night, followed by trick or treating. Most were successful at getting lots of candy before the rain came.
- Thanks to Lori Owens for the report
Oct. 31, 2013, “Photo of the Day: Halloween fun (submit your own)”
Nov. 1, 2012, “Photo of the Day: Halloween at Blue Stone Harbor.”
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Posted on 01 November 2014.
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Posted on 31 October 2014.
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