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Incidentally, our railroad facilities are under video surveillance by the federal police. However, the federal and state governments will have to determine whether video surveillance shouldn’t be significantly expanded to a certain degree.
I was an English major in college who concentrated in African-American literature and culture. So I read quite a few slave narratives and stories of escape, and I grew up in Ohio, which was a common stop on the Underground Railroad.
I bought a railroad during this period of time.
I myself was born beside a river – the Avon in Sarum. So when I first encountered New York‘s great harbor and the Hudson River as a teenager, and came to understand their historic canal and railroad links to the vast spaces of the Midwest, I felt both the thrill of a new adventure and a deep sense of homecoming.
The close relationship between railroad expansion and the genera development and prosperity of the country is nowhere brought more distinctly into relief than in connection with the construction of the Pacific railroads.
Hoosiers deserve a straightforward approach about information regarding blocked railroad crossings and I commend the Federal Railroad Administration‘s willingness to work with all parties involved on this important issue.
My father was a railroad man his entire life; 43 years for Southern Railroad.
A private railroad car is not an acquired taste. One takes to it immediately.
I am opposed to the wholesale giving away of the public lands to railroad corporations and other like institutions; at the same time, I believe that the government can encourage, by gifts, great national enterprises which are for the common weal and are so placed that they cannot properly expect local support.
The railroad originally was as completely dissociated from steam propulsion as was the ship.
I don’t think of myself as a movie star. I’m a movie worker. I come from a railroad family. I come from the corn.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
I went West and took part in the strike of the machinists – the Southern Pacific Railroad, the corporation that swung California by its golden tail, that controlled its legislature, its farmers, its preachers, its workers.
Our information network is much better protected than our railroad network, and someone who cracks a system is able to cause far less human damage than someone who derails a train. Why, then, has ‘computer crime’ caused so much hysteria? Perhaps because the public is so willing – eager, even – to be scared by bogeymen.
The United States as we know it today is largely the result of mechanical inventions, and in particular of agricultural machinery and the railroad.
Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
For 50 years my father worked for the railroad.
Before the Civil War, Canada was at the top of the underground railroad. If you made it into Canada, you were safe unless someone came and hauled you back. That was also true during the Vietnam War for draft resisters.
I never lived in an abandoned railroad station.
You look at the steamboat, the railroad, the car, the airplane – not all of these were invented in the Anglo-American world, but they were popularized and extended by it. They were made possible by the financial architecture, the capital intensive operations invented and developed by the Anglo-Americans.