Stories indexed with the term ‘track maintenance’

Depot Street

Piles of new ties and rails visible from windows of the Gandy Dancer. Construction of parallel track imminent.

Track Straightening Work on Ann Arbor Railroad

Let's get this straight: this is the Ann Arbor Railroad

Let's get this straight. Ann Arbor Railroad track gets measured out for straightening work next week.

“Left, a skosh!” the guy behind the transit radioed his colleagues about a half mile away along the rails. He was sighting northward up the track from where it crosses Traver Road up to Barton Drive. The guys up the track were almost as invisible to the naked eye in real life as they are in The Chronicle’s photo accompanying this story.

The late morning temperatures were in the low 70s, but without a cloud in the sky, … [Full Story]