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2011-01-27 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh, PA-based L.B.

2010-12-22 12:52:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA has begun delivering 28,500 tons of 115# standard continuous welded rail (CWR) to New England Central Railroad (NECR), an operating subsidiary of RailAmerica, Inc.

2010-08-05 09:26:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA was awarded a $5.3 million contract by the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) to supply 5,561 tons of rail for the Downeaster-Portland North Project.

2010-04-29 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Boca FC announced today that is has partnered with the Urban Umpires Record Label to provide quality Hip Hop music with future star performers during halftime for its soccer fans.

2009-10-06 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA has received a $2.7 million contract to supply a wide ranging package of rail products to the Allegheny County Port Authority Light Rail System. L.B.

2009-09-29 09:46:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B.

2009-09-15 14:26:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA is delivering the final shipment of rail products in September under a $9 million contract with Skanska USA Civil Southeast for use in the construction of The Tide Light Rail System in Norfolk, VA.

2009-09-02 08:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA has been awarded a $3.9 million transit rail products stimulus-funded contract for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Fern Rock Yard Track Renewal Project.

2009-08-14 09:18:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- L.B. Foster Company (Nasdaq: FSTR) of Pittsburgh, PA has been awarded a $7.6 million contract for 115# rail for installation on the 21 mile A-Train transit project linking Denton and Carrollton, TX.

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2009-04-23 12:34:28

Granville T. Woods was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on April 23, 1856 and died in New York on January 30, 1910. Woods devoted his life to discovering new ways of improving an array of things specific to the railroad industry. More than a dozen devices to improve electric railway cars were invented by Woods, as well as many more for controlling the flow of electricity. One of his most notable inventions was a system for advising the train engineer of how close...

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