Yesterday lunch time I left The Job and went to the airport to pick-up the Friday. The Friend of Mother’s who I have not seen in over 22 years. 353 more words
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Following the adoption of new tank car regulations in the aftermath of Lac Megantic, many in the industry feared shortages of rail cars to support their businesses. 233 more words
As I sit on the train headed toward Philadelphia and federal donuts, I feel the need to reflect on day one. Maybe it’s the melancholia of trains that makes me feel this desire or maybe it’s the fact that I literally fell out of bed this morning and that needs to be documented. 825 more words
Last weekend fate decreed I take a journey on a railway train. I have an ambivalent relationship with railway trains.
On the one hand, I cannot be unmoved by the sight of a rushing beast as it pounds across an open landscape; a silver streak, as determined as a serpent in pursuit of unseen prey. 1,001 more words