THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Guessing Quiz: Name that bridge type
Beginning in April, the Bridgehunter's Chronicles will start a series on unusual bridge designs- namely bridge designs that were not commonly used for roadways and railroads but were built f... Posted on 4/5/13 at 6:36 AM
THE NEW FORTY I see trees of green...
I do not consider myself to be a nature aficionado, but I do enjoy it for a short day trip. In particular, I enjoy growing things -plants, flowers, and trees. I particularly enjoy trees - something ab... Posted on 3/11/12 at 10:33 PM
Following a complaint by Belfield city officials, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad will cut overgrown grass and weeds along its track. Concerns had been raised that the foliage was prime fuel for fires sparked by passing trains.
BISMARCK (AP) — North Dakota’s capacity to export oil by rail has jumped more than 50 percent in June as shippers in the state increasingly turn to mile-long trains to move crude to markets not linked by pipelines.
GLADSTONE — About 30 people waited an extra hour for representatives from a Houston corporation to arrive to answer questions about a proppant distribution facility to be built near the city during an informational meeting at the Gladstone Knights of Columbus Monday.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Disruption caused by Midwest flooding has inundated Amtrak with delays and extra expense this summer while dampening the spirits of passengers traveling popular routes, forcing them in some cases to hop off the train and onto chartered buses.
Over the years, homes see a wide variety of families come through and can pass from owner to owner several times, but Don and Angie Dire are only the second family to live in their 106-year-old Dickinson home.
he human error detailed in last week's hearings on the 2008 Metrolink commuter train disaster that killed 25 people has stirred debate over what the rail industry can do to ensure passenger safety for at least six more years until technology is installed that could prevent another collision.
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