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Big Spending Over The Next Years For Rail Improvements

Pennsylvania’s State Transportation Commission has updated a statewide transportation plan that calls for allocating $63.2 billion over the next 12 years for improvements to railroads, transit systems, roads, bridges and airports. 449 more words


Preview of the 2014 Rail Trends Conference

Just got through reading about the Rail Trends Conference in New York City on November 20 and 21 in New York City. WOW it sounds fantastic! 530 more words


Roundtable with CP's Harrison, ag producers addressed grain-car backlogs in North Dakota

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) on Monday hosted a roundtable meeting in Minot with Canadian Pacific Chief Executive Officer E. Hunter Harrison, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), North Dakota Lieutenant Gov. 454 more words


The Soundtrack Of A Photograph, Part 11

Boom-Chicka-Boom That Train, Man


“I hear the train a-coming, it’s rolling around the bend”

  A couple of months ago I was thinking about a great series of children’s illustrated books I used to own when I was young and they sprang to mind again when thinking about ideas for this edition of The Soundtrack Of A Photograph.   3,695 more words

Photography & Music

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet seeks public feedback on draft rail plan

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is seeking public input on a draft version of the 2014 Statewide Rail Plan, which highlights current freight- and passenger-rail services, and plans for improving and expanding rail in the state. 211 more words


Golden Spike National Historic Site

I had a little free time last Friday since I had to cut my time in the Uintas short by 24 hours.  As I planned the day that morning in Evanston, Wyoming, I figured that my hotel room in Layton, Utah, wouldn’t be ready as early as I could get there – which was only a couple of hours away.   714 more words

Trip Reports

Old Food







I found another old place to eat.  This one is in Kitchener.  It wasn’t, when it started, but it is now, because the city has eaten it up, and people from the city are going out there to eat up.  930 more words

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