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Veterans of the service

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, July/August 1916

J.O. Boyle wasn’t born with a ticket in his mouth in place of the proverbial silver spoon. 219 more words

People

America Tries High Speed Rail

As a government program in the 1960’s

the government program did lead to the Metroliners.  Which were over budget and expensive to run.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Budd_Silverliner

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metroliner_(train) 37 more words

History

A Resolute Railroad

I’m driving home again,

sharpened wits, known vulnerability

that echoes a time when she referenced

‘railroad man’ sweet to my ears.

~

Now as I recall the time has turned to years… 111 more words

Poetry

Stocks: Concerns About The Transports Are Overblown

Investors that rely upon the Dow theory have been signaling the stock market alarm over the last several months. For a while, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSEARCA: 123 more words

Market Outlook

Woman who tamed Pollution

The major scientific shortcoming of the Industrial Revolution that transformed the U.S. in the years after the Civil War was, and still is, pollution. One of the pioneers in the fight against pollution, especially in large cities, was the independent inventor Mary Walton.( 527 more words

Women Who Changed The World

Reregulate The Railroads?

Not only no, but HELL NO!!!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/brand-connect/wp/enterprise/freight-rail-an-american-free-market-success/

It’s said that those who don’t remember the past are doomed to repeat it.  Well this is one repeat the country cannot afford. 34 more words

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