ASTRO BOB Bundle up! Geminid meteor shower peaks this Friday night
This past week we touched on the resurgence of the Andromedid meteor shower and learned that Comet ISON may even gift us with dusty sprinkles next month. These one-off meteor blasts are certainly wo... Posted on 12/11/13 at 1:48 PM
STAFF BLOG GETTING IN GEAR Welcome to Getting in Gear to Go Far - with Josh and Erin!
Getting in Gear to Go Far ~ with Josh & Erin!
On our 10th year running, the Fargo Marathon would like to invite you to follow along with Josh & Erin as they realize their goals of running/par... Posted on 11/19/13 at 4:27 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Mystery Bridge 31: Thacher Truss Railroad Bridge in Waverly, Iowa
A few months ago, the Chronicles did a special on the Thacher truss bridges, designed and patented by Edwin Thacher and first used in 1884 in the state of Iowa. To refresh the readers memory, the Th... Posted on 10/15/13 at 6:41 AM
In ’60s, single-unit outfit made trips to Winnipeg
Neighbors thinks it’s safe to say that a year from now, in 2012, many stories about the Titanic, which sank in 1912, will appear; many symphony orchestras will play the 1812 Overture, which Tchaikovsky wrote to commemorate Russia’s defense of Moscow from Napoleon’s army in, of course, 1812; and locally, many people will still be recalling the Galloping Goose branch line trains, regardless of the years they ran.
Project was step toward linking Cities, Chicago
MADISON, Wis. – Travelers will have to keep making the 80-mile trip between Madison and Milwaukee by road for the foreseeable future. And Democrats are livid about it.
As I was growing up on the farm, it was quite a thrill to see the (Galloping Goose) train and watch the cream (from her parents’ farm) start its trip to Minnesota (to a creamery there),” writes Marian (Iverson) Johnson, Brampton, N.D.
Russian train vendors peddle array of items
MOSCOW, Russia – The centuries-old monasteries and country estates on Moscow’s outskirts may speak to Russia’s history and traditions, but the train trips to get to them say a lot about what Russia is like today.
When Train fell silent in the middle part of the decade, many assumed the pop-rock band had run its course after hits like “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me),” “Meet Virginia” and “Calling All Angels.”
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