Friday, December 17, 2021

What's the Beef?

... said the three-legged wedding usher.
That sound of a roaring freight train you hear is not a deadly tornado. It is a deadly freight train:
It's 2013 again, only instead of Barrington leading the charge against the Canadian National's acquisition of the EJ & E Railroad, this time several suburbs along the Irving Park Road corridor are organizing to oppose Canadian Pacific's merger with Kansas City Southern.
Suburbanites have till Friday to speak up about rail merger
More trains on the ground will mean more money in the pocket of someone, to say the least.

An industry spokesman told your LakeCountyEye: "Of course, any increase in rail traffic will mean an increase in exploding oil trains. We are taking all the necessary safeguards by installing extra-heavy-duty cow-catchers on all of our engines."

Tyson the Bison, Lake County's runaway buffalo, was unavailable for comment.

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