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Opinion: Don't give up on the bullet train, California

(Source: Los Angeles Times opinion column by Tom Zoellner, February 13, 2014)

LOS ANGELES -- Who doesn't love a train? Who cannot fail to be seduced by the most appealing vehicle in human history the rail-induced sensuality of "Brief Encounter," the desperate heroism of engineer Casey Jones, the creative muscle of the Big Four railroad barons, the plucky fortitude of Thomas the Tank Engine and the Little Engine That Could, all wrapped up in gleaming, rocking steel, punctuated by a high, lonesome whistle?

Full story: Los Angeles Times

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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