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Super-trains breed super-terminals

September 4, 1981

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

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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.