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railroads

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Recycled plastic ties coming to some U.S. railroads

Axion scores a $15 million deal to provide railroad ties made from the same material as the Army's plastic bridges.

By Feb. 2, 2011

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Telcos, as sick as railroads?

The railroads didn't survive technology change with their power intact. Can telephone companies?

By Aug. 25, 2004

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Name your own price for a Sid Meier game bundle

Civilization, anyone? And more Civilization? And air combat and railroad management? It's all here, and with a nice kickback to charity.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Modder Ben Heck tailors guitar for one-armed player

How do you play a guitar when you only have one arm? Supermodder Ben Heck modified a guitar for a musician who lost his arm in an accident.

By Nov. 8, 2013

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Road Trip 2009 hits 3,000 miles outside Craters of the Moon

The odometer may read 1,000 miles, but it's been the equivalent of a full trip across the United States since Road Trip 2009 got under way. And what a trip it's been.

By Jul. 9, 2009

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The event that really 'won' the west

Recalling the "golden spike" that connected a continent, a moment that was as transformational to 19th century America as the Internet is to early 21st century America.

By May. 11, 2012

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DHS disputes memo on purported railway computer breach

Officials with the Department of Homeland Security and railroad industry say there was no targeted attack on a railway company.

By Jan. 25, 2012

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U.S. gov't awards $2.4 billion for high-speed rail

A total of $2.4 billion will go to 23 states as part of federal public works project to build high-speed city-to-city passenger service across the U.S.

By Nov. 3, 2010

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'Marketing Myopia' isn't

The Marketing 101 dictum to define yourself by markets rather than technology isn't especially useful as a business rule.

By Sep. 16, 2008