Repairs to the old Virginian Railway station will soon be under wayYou're saying "Hey, what a neat idea."
Seven years after the old Virginian Railway station went up in flames, efforts to restore the Roanoke landmark are gaining momentum.
The building burned in January 2001. A homeless man started a fire to keep warm, but the flames quickly spread out of control. On Friday, veterans of the Virginian Railway were on hand for the announcement that design work and basic repairs will soon be under way. (link)
Yeah. And guess who's paying for it?
Thank God for the U.S. Department of Transportation, where money is in fertile abundance and departmental transportation projects need have nothing to do with transportation.
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