Railroad

projects.propublica.org

  The oil and gas boom is boosting economies on the high plains, but it’s also putting small towns in danger reports ProPublica

bluefish.org

On the high plains, there aren’t any commercially navigable rivers, and the U.S. rail system has been the main way for farmers to move grain to ports to sell around the world said a recent article in Reuters.

Railroad Town

Aug 15, 2012

In out regional history, many towns were founded or folded by the route of a railroad. Perhaps no town was more influenced by the rails than Canadian, Texas.