THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES The Bridges of Des Moines Part III: The (lost) Truss Bridges
There are more bridge types that make Des Moines one of the most populous bridges in the Midwest. As we will see in this part, truss bridges were just as popular of a bridge design as the arch bridg... Posted on 10/28/13 at 9:58 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE Something Different: A Community of Independent Thinkers
I know it's frustrating when people say this to you, but it's actually a good sign:
"No one else has ever had a problem with this."
This tiresome phrase, calculated to squash you down and ... Posted on 5/3/12 at 1:56 PM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Ride, Scenic St. Louis River Railroad
Have you ever rid en the Scenic St. Louis River Railroad? It was the first railroad in Duluth. It is 12 miles round trip and follows the scenic St. Louis River. The trip actually takes 1 1/2 hours. Th... Posted on 4/14/12 at 3:49 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011
It's Christmas time and with that come the Christmas Markets, the Glhwein, the Presents, and lots of events that have been going on the last few days, which warrants the Flensburg Files News Flyer- d... Posted on 11/29/11 at 5:55 AM
HUNGRY FOR LIFE Northshore Scenic Railroad
There are so many great train rides to go on. There is the Travel through Time Train Ride, Daily tours to Two Harbors, Shorter tours, Wed-Saturday the Domino's Pizza Train, Elegant Dinner Trains, the ... Posted on 8/1/11 at 5:11 PM
The engineer of one of two ore trains that crashed head-on just outside of Two Harbors in 2010 is taking issue with the National Transportation Safety Board report on the accident, disputing that cell phone use by the train crews was a relevant factor.
The head-on collision between two ore trains north of Two Harbors that sent five workers to the hospital in 2010 was the result of crew error, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a determination released Tuesday.
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