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  • the depot at the Mid-continent railway museum
    Exploring the mid-continent railway museum
    North Freedom, Wis, The sounds of a distant train whistling its approach meets my ear as I stand with the Museum staff. She explains that we have a few minutes before the train is due back and takes me on a tour of the large Depot and nearby...
  • Train watching for railroad buffs in the Colorado Front Range Mountains
    Train watching for railroad buffs in the Colorado Front Range Mountains
    For railroad buffs there is no better place than the Colorado Front Range mountains with tracks winding through picturesque valleys and 20 tunnels through solid rock. Union Pacific, BNSF, Amtrack and the Santa Fe lines share the tracks as they...
  • Oil over the rails
    Government issues warning on Bakken crude oil
    News sources on Friday reported theU.S. Department of Transportation has issued a warning to the public,emergency responders and shippers about the high volatility of crude oil being shipped by rail from the Bakken oil patch in eastern Montana and...
  • Travel in North Georgia
    Holiday destinations in North Georgia
    There are some places that couples and families just have to visit at least once and what better time than during the magical time of Christmas. From romantic get-a-ways to fun family activities,they can be found without leaving the mountains...
  • CSX offers jobs
    AMTRAK hiring in Jacksonville, Florida area
    The following notice was submitted to me by a source who wishes only to be known as "Marolyn." With so many people being out of work in the Jacksonville Florida area, this may be the answer to many prayers, but you’ve got to apply...
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    President Obama Introduces New Infrastructure Initiative at Milwaukee Labor Day Festival
    Every commuter has something to gain from the new infrastructure plans President Barack Obama introduced to a cheering crowd after the Labor Day parade in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It addresses highways, airports and high speed rail in a comprehensive...