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Major drug tunnel found on US-Mexico border in California

...tunnels have been found along the U.S.-Mexico border in recent years, some equipped with hydraulic lifts and electric rail cars.The San Diego-Tijuana region is popular because its clay-like soil is relatively easy to dig with shovels and pneumatic...
Nation and World
My Turn: Keystone XL Pipeline deserves the President's scrutiny

...through the U.S. the only feasible option. Instead of transiting the U.S. by pipeline, the oil could be moved by rail cars. How much tar sands oil could be moved by rail? This is a question not resolved. However, there are analyses that intimate...
Train operator: Track failure caused derailment

...another.Officials said both the system and the track have been repaired.Two vintage locomotives and four passenger rail cars were involved in the derailment during a run from Skagway to Canada. The train was carrying about 360 passengers and...
All aboard

...barbecue scene and an airport. When activated, automated steel loading cranes transfer small metal cylinders off or onto rail cars using magnets.Oehrig likes the entire modeling process from finding deals on eBay to setting up the model building facades...
Big dreams for Alaska in Alberta's tar sands

...use all the technology; we don't have to chase from behind to catch up. It's the best available, including safer rail cars we're designing ourselves, different types of fuel that we can burn and everything that's available to us."The...
White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...train derailed as it reached the White Pass Summit.The derailment involved two vintage locomotives and four passenger rail cars, the company said in a written statement Wednesday night.The National Transportation Safety Board was informed of the...
Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line

...Sheffield said. The Fairbanks-based Flint Hills refinery is running at reduced capacity. The facility used to send 130 rail cars a day with jet fuel, gasoline and Naptha, Sheffield said. "Now there are 20 cars five days a week," Sheffield said...
Museum hold hovercraft exhibit

...a good fit in the museum's Hall of Transportation. The hall contains several restored aircraft, a stage coach, a rail car and a mini three-wheeled van-all used to deliver mail. The hovercraft serves Bethel and seven other villages along...
Southeast Sagas: A Tale of Two Tunnels

...Waterfall. Hike close to the falls to see one of the only structures remaining - a building containing a hoist used to pull rail cars containing supplies and repair materials along a tramway. Along the rest of the trail, peer into the underbrush for...
President moves toward halting lockout

...billions of dollars of American produce, meat and poultry are rotting in containers on the docks and on idled trucks and rail cars." The lockout has already caused layoffs, and could prompt thousands more, her department said. The department also...


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