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A streetcar named progress

A streetcar named progress

GARY | The city of Gary and the Indiana Department of Transportation joined together Friday to commemorate the city's historic streetcar rail line with the unveiling of a historic marker at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, where streetcars used to travel during the first half of the …

September 20, 2013 4:30 pm Photos


Industry fights safety retrofit of older rail cars

WASHINGTON | The oil industry and U.S railroads are resisting the Obama administration's attempt to boost safety standards for the type of rail car involved in a fiery, fatal explosion in Canada, citing costs and technical challenges.

July 29, 2013 5:57 pm
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