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  • Angels Flight has had a long, bumpy track record

    Angels Flight has had a long, bumpy track record
    In theory, the tiny railway was a quaint, enduring witness — watching as commuters gave up horses and buggies for tail-finned Cadillacs; as the prim Victorians atop Bunker Hill gave way to rooming houses and then shimmering skyscrapers; as downtown Los Angeles went from bustling to decrepit and back again.
  • Eric Lomax dies at 93; ex-POW's act of forgiveness set stage for memoir 'The Railway Man'

    Eric Lomax dies at 93; ex-POW's act of forgiveness set stage for memoir 'The Railway Man'
    "Some time the hating has to stop," reads the last line of "The Railway Man," a moving tale of wartime torture and forgiveness by former British prisoner of war Eric Lomax. Lomax was a British army officer when he was captured by Japanese forces during...

    Concerns grow over possible national railroad strike

     
    Today, organizations representing American seaports and many of the nation's retail executives sent letters to the Obama Administration and to Congress, imploring them to take action to avert a railroad strike that could cost the U.S. economy as much as...

    22 cool and unusual hostels

    Hostels can be boring, cheap, safe places to stay for a night. Of course, in Eli Roth's "Hostel" horror flicks, they can lead to torture and malice. This list leaps beyond the bare white walls and hard mattresses, while stopping short of chainsaws and...

    A steam-powered train trip into West Virginia's past

    A steam-powered train trip into West Virginia's past
    At the old mill town of Cass, nestled deep in a remote holler of West Virginia, coal smoke and history hang in the air. The smoke is from the geared steam locomotives that serve the Cass Scenic Railroad. Ideal for steep grades and marginal track, these...