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by PNWsotan
November 15th, 2012, 2:55 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Happy Hour!
Replies: 322
Views: 44921

Re: Happy Hour

I think this sounds like a great idea, I suggest December so that the Empire Builder can bring me home. I can give a powerpoint presentation on the importance of alternative transportation network connectivity in the alternatives analysis for higher-speed rail... or we can just drink and discuss oth...
by PNWsotan
October 9th, 2012, 4:02 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Type II LRVs - Siemens S70
Replies: 153
Views: 24692

Re: Type II LRVs - Siemens S70

I'm sure that they're all snazzy and new, but I think that I prefer the look of the old trains. They seemed more aerodynamic and fluid -- these ones feel a bit more boxy. I agree, I also like the look of the Type I. The Portland Max Type 4 LRVs are also Siemens S70 units, but I think they look a lo...
by PNWsotan
August 28th, 2012, 12:56 pm
Forum: Transportation
Topic: Amtrak Empire Builder and Intercity Rail to Chicago
Replies: 403
Views: 58250

Re: Empire Builder

Amtrak's website has a performance page ( for each route that includes data on the top three reasons for delays and the on-time performance for the previous month and 12 months. Does anyone know if this is calculated by using each station or by ar...
by PNWsotan
August 10th, 2012, 11:52 am
Forum: Minneapolis - Downtown
Topic: Lower St. Anthony Falls Whitewater Park
Replies: 13
Views: 2932

Re: Lower St. Anthony Falls Whitewater Park

I agree, I think that this has the potential to be a huge draw for Minneapolis and Minnesota. This has been in the works for awhile and it's unfortunate that TPaw's administration did not support it, which essentially stopped momentum on the project. Maybe more appropriate for the fantasy or Vikings...
by PNWsotan
June 8th, 2012, 4:47 pm
Forum: Anything Goes
Topic: Introductions
Replies: 155
Views: 34293

Re: Introductions

Hello all, I'm Jon and I was born and raised in the great state of Minnesota and currently reside in Oregon for grad school. I have been out here for almost 5 years and Minnescraper was a great way to keep in touch with projects in Minnesota and I am excited about this new site. My research is in hi...