MN: Southwest Light-Rail Route Cuts Through Historic Path, Complicating its Future – MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)

MN: Southwest Light-Rail Route Cuts Through Historic Path, Complicating its Future
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)
Great Northern, the nation's fifth transcontinental railroad, stretched from St. Paul to Seattle in the 1890s. The line was built by James J. Hill, the St. Paul rail magnate known as the Empire Builder. According to MnDOT, it's a legacy "of undisputed