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Historic Big Boy steam locomotive chugs through Manhattan

November 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Historic Big Boy steam locomotive chugs through Manhattan

Hundreds of people flocked to the South Manhattan Ave. crossing Wednesday morning for a chance to witness history up close. Union Pacific’s steam locomotive 4014 is trekking across the country to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. Ed Dickens is the senior manager of Union Pacific’s Heritage Operations and helped lead restoration on [...]

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Manhattan votes to re-open Warner Park Road

November 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Manhattan votes to re-open Warner Park Road

Manhattan took the first step toward approving the Warner Memorial Park master plan, which currently envisions a future where Warner Park Road is re-opened for vehicles. The City Commission approved first reading of the plan Tuesday by 4 to 1 vote, which would plan to open the road up to the location of the existing [...]

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Tuttle Creek Lake level dips below 1,100 feet for first time since March

November 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Tuttle Creek Lake level dips below 1,100 feet for first time since March

Dropping water levels at Tuttle Creek Reservoir have reached a milestone following a spring and summer full of severe rainfall. For the first time since March, the lakes elevation has dropped below the United States Army Corp of Engineers’ “increased surveillance level” of 1100 feet. To put this in perspective, water levels came very close [...]

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