En route to a medical call, emergency vehicles are forced to wait for a passing freight train on Kennedy Avenue in Schererville. The widening of the Panama Canal along with an improving economy is expected to swamp Northwest Indiana with freight trains in the next decade.
Developments in far off lands could have a big impact on everyone's drive to work in Northwest Indiana, with the number of freight trains lumbering through the region expected to double by 2035.
SOUTH HOLLAND | The year Jennie Van Der Aa was born, President Theodore Roosevelt won re-election, Henry Ford set a new land speed record and construction began on the Panama Canal.
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