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High Country News September 04, 1981

Super-trains breed super-terminals

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Super-trains breed super-terminals

Favoring bigger trains, Burlington Northern will discontinue rail service to small agricultural communities like Rapelje, Montana.

Ag loans face dollar drought

Low-interest loan programs will likely benefit large, already successful farmers and investors, while doing little to aid small or beginning farmers.

Perspective

The strategic minerals debate

Two writers debate whether the U.S. should become more self-sufficient in its extraction of minerals critical to industry.

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