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National Safety Month and Railroading

National Safety Month and Railroading

Jun 15th 2020

In the 1890s, the experience level of trainmen was commonly determined based upon the number of fingers that remained on a railroad worker’s hands. Accidents that occurred while working on the rail … read more
Industry-Railway’s Response to COVID-19

Industry-Railway’s Response to COVID-19

Mar 24th 2020

To Our Customers and Partners,Beginning Saturday, March 21st, the Governor of Illinois instituted a “Stay at Home” Executive Order that requires many businesses in the state of Illinois to remain clos … read more
 Overcoming Winter Struggles on the Railroad

Overcoming Winter Struggles on the Railroad

Feb 13th 2020

“I personally dread when winter hits and I know that I have to be out on the tracks. From my experience, especiallythe blizzard of January 1979 working in Cicero, Illinois, the snow was deeper th … read more
How Locknuts Diversely Reduce Waste to Railroads

How Locknuts Diversely Reduce Waste to Railroads

Posted by Kelly Gehr on Jan 17th 2020

J.Lanfranco THU locknuts were designed to help railroads solve an age-old problem: waste. A waste of money, a waste of time, and a waste of parts. These self-locking nuts are proven to greatly decr … read more