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Widows: Railroad Knew Of Defect Before Veterans Killed In 2012 Parade Crash

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LUBBOCK (AP) — Intensive care nurse Angie Boivin had just tended to a woman whose leg was severed near the hip when she saw her husband Larry lying nearby under an American flag blanket. 1,011 more words


MIZZOU HUNGER STRIKER Claims He’s Oppressed, Rips ‘White Privilege’ – Comes From Family Worth $20 Million

The Gateway Pundit

St. Louis Today reported:

Jonathan Butler, a central figure in the protests at the University of Missouri, is an Omaha native and the son of a railroad vice president, the Omaha World-Herald reports.

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Tricky Train 1964

Clokey Productions, Inc.

Season 2, Episode 65

The 1960’s saw additional Gumby claymation cartoons being produced.  Similar to 1956’s Train Trouble (previously reviewed HERE on my blog), Tricky Train found Gumby receiving a half dozen crates each containing a piece of railroad rolling stock.  352 more words

Pact Reached for Springfield Rail Improvements

Amtrak and the City of Springfield (Illinois) have reached an agreement for funding a pending relocation of the Chicago-St. Louis route through the capital city of Illinois. 258 more words

Amtrak News

Railway Efficiency and Safety Concerns the Cause for Permanently Closing SE 34th Street

DES MOINES, Iowa — A portion of southeast 34th street permanently closed Thursday, because of an agreement the city of Des Moines made with Union Pacific. 210 more words


Southeast 34th Street Closed at Railroad Crossing

DES MOINES, Iowa — The city of Des Moines is closing off one of its road permanently, meaning some Des Moines drivers will have to change-up the routes they drive. 59 more words


Cyclist Killed By Union Pacific Train While Crossing Tracks In Richmond

RICHMOND (CBS SF) — A female bicyclist was struck and killed Saturday afternoon in Richmond by an eastbound Union Pacific freight train, a Union Pacific spokesman said. 123 more words