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I'm With Stupid: The Pleasures and Peccadilloes of Traveling by Train
Buckler of swashes
The unenviable Catch-22 that American rail travel faces: If the trains were nicer and faster, they'd probably be more popular, but unless they get more popular, they'll probably never get nicer and faster.
How, When, and Why Were Time Zones Created?
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By having an exact time standard humans added a very real and meaningful layer of stress to our lives that still impacts all of us today. The lack of an exact time standard allowed for far more flexibility in just about ever aspect of everyone's life.
The Pithy Tale of Owney
Maggie Van Ostrand
Some like it not
There is no proof that Owney helped railroad's mail personnel sort the mail while in transit, becoming the fastest sorter of all time, but there's no proof that he didn't.
Cuba's Trains: One More Victim in the Collapse of Infrastructure
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