trains

Government
10:12 am
Mon November 25, 2013

KTC Survey Shows Strong Support For Passenger Rail Service

A new survey shows strong support for passenger rail service in Kentucky. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s “Your Turn” survey sought input on transportation from over 16,000 respondents in every county across the state. 

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West Kentucky High Iron
9:43 am
Sun March 3, 2013

Looking for a Home on the Orphan Train

Credit The Cadiz Record

The Great Depression, along with floods and a severe drought in the 1930s, left many Kentucky families with the difficult decision to keep their hungry children or send them away to a place where they could be taken care of and fed. For at least one orphanage in Jefferson County, that meant overcrowding, and eventually the children’s home began sending orphans across the state on westbound trains.

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