Covering rail projects along the Twin Cities – 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.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Major railroad workers' strike planned for Oct. 7
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen are planning to walk off the job just after midnight on the morning of October 7th. 97% of the union members voted in favor of strike action. Some details here.