Riding the Rails

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County Commissioners Tom Hauser, left, and Randy Kleaving chat as they take a ride Tuesday in a caboose operated by the Hoosier Southern Railroad.


They and other local officials were invited to take a trip from Tell City to Lincoln City to review work completed along the short line in recent years.

It included an upgrade of rail to accommodate 286,000-pound rail cars and replacement of aging bridges with modern concrete structures.

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