Covering rail projects along the Twin Cities - Madison - Milwaukee - Chicago Corridor, and delving into the history of the Hiawathas, Zephyrs, and 400s which raced through this region in excess of 100 mph in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s.
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Railroad strike on hold for now
Just because my brief note about the railroad strike planned for tonight got a sizable number of hits, I'll mention that President Obama has created a Presidential Emergency Board which will help to mediate the dispute. The creation of this board should delay any potential strike action for at least 60 days.