BANGOR, ME Search Results: “railroads”

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Mystery Weekend 2014

@ VOL 11 ON FEB 21, 2014

Brad Peniston, an editor in Washington, D.C, and his brother James, a sculptor in West Philly, take a trip every winter to try something new and exciting. This year, they decided to go to Bangor and uncovered the history there and show case some cool people in the area by organizing a PechKucha Night there.  


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A Rough Guide to Wakefield Kirkgate

@ VOL 4 ON MAR 01, 2012

Sharon has always lived near railroads, and in the mid-70s she moved to Wakefield. In this presentation, she shares a few ideas on what could be done to make the Wakefield Kirkgate station look better. (in English)

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Twin Sister Railroad Battalion

@ VOL 4 ON MAR 09, 2013

Created exclusively for PechaKucha, Twin Sister Railroad Battalion tells the story of two twin girls and their quest to find a magic telescope. It was conceived and illustrated over the course of a week by Tyler Weiss, with Ashley Sweet.

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Mt. Beacon Incline Railway Restoration

@ VOL 6 ON JUN 05, 2014

Jeff McHugh shares a brief history of the construction of the railway incline, one of the first electrical incline railways and to utilize hydroelectric dams in America. However, due to the Great Depression and fire damage, the railway shut down. Recently, the four destinations of Beacon were able to be reconnected in a sustainable way- with low emission buses, paving the way for a local economy to emerge once more. Jeff shares a plan for a LEED certified summit station on top of Mt. Beacon to allow access for enjoying the beauty of the numerous trails Beacon has to offer. 

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@ VOL 18 ON JUN 03, 2016

Saige Gullickson is a high school senior at Garretson High School in Garretson, SD. Saige focused her PechaKucha presentation on her community, it's strenghths and why there needs to be support for the Opt Out which would gain funds to keep her school and it's programs florishing for a more vibrant Garretson, SD future. 

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Ribbon of Green: DL&W Rail Trail

@ VOL 19 ON MAR 14, 2018

"Amid a dense urban environment, a beautiful ribbon of green stretches off into the distance…”

In Ribbon of Green: DL&W Rail Trail from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 19, Deputy Executive Director of the Western New York Land Conservancy, Jajean Burney, describes the vision of a 1.5-mile elevated linear park, greenway and rail trail on the former Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad corridor in Buffalo, New York. Similar to the High Line park in Manhattan, where an abandoned stretch of the New York Central Railroad has been transformed to a vibrant public space, the goal of the DL&W Rail Trail is to redevelop an obsolete infrastructure as public space to encourage human connection with nature and neighborhoods.