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Streetcars, Academy Boulevard and Uncle Sammy

Thursday, June 10, 2010

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Suppose you were completely broke.  Suppose that your house needed a new roof and a coat of paint.  Suppose that, instead of buying you a bucket of paint, a ladder, and a few square of shingles, your rich Uncle Sammy offered to fund a study that would determine the best color to paint your moldering old dump, […]

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Streetcar guys can fix what ails us

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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If you want to see old-fashioned competence on display, and think that you have the skill sets to keep up with a bunch of guys who understand machinery the way that Tiger Woods understands golf, here’s a suggestion. Spend a few hours a week volunteering at the Pikes Peak Historic Street Railway Foundation, tucked away in […]

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