Railroads? Isn't the railroad industry one of the worst performing industries right now? Well, on the other hand, maybe this is a step in the right direction. There are two ways to efficiently move people and merchandise; water and rail. These two industries are also foundation industries for the US Economy. That's why the original Dow 30 included a lot of Railroad stocks. Maybe Snow can do something to boost the railroad industry and actually get something good going. A nation-wide high speed rail system like the one California is building would be a good thing.
In other news, Bethany, OK has a new gimmick to encourage business within it's city border. An 18 inch wide bright blue stripe painted on the streets marking the town's borders. Wild.