McGrath designs, constructs, inspects and maintains railroads for Shortline, Military, Amusement Park Industry and Industrial railroad customers. McGrath has been involved in the construction of a number of Inner City Mass Transit Systems across the United States.
History of McGrath Family Rail
The McGrath Family started into the US Railroad industry, in 1865, during the United States westward expansion. Starting construction in Burlington, Iowa, John Joseph McGrath along with his father began constructing the Chicago, Quincy & Burlington Railroad (CB&Q) what is today known as the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Line, from Iowa toward to
Since 1865 the McGrath family has worked on railroad projects all over the country, most notably 30 different transit projects, mainline railroad projects, short line railroad projects, industry railroad projects, and amusement park rail-based projects. Of these projects, that has included ballasted track, direct fixation track
In 2018, the McGrath family welcomed their sixth-generation legacy, Jon Michael McGrath II, to McGrath family railroad construction