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    Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BSNF) was formed December 31, 1996 when Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and Burlington Northern Railroad merged as one. It is the second largest railroad system in the United States behind the Union Pacific. It owns and operates tracks in 27 states, mostly in the West and Midwest states, and a small amount of track located in Canada. Due to the complexity of the company, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is broken down into 14 different divisions

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    Visionaries and deep thinkers have walked the earth since the beginning of recorded time. Their guiding principles concerned evolution of consciousness toward wisdom. Increasing wisdom consciousness defeats the abstract societal label known as "average". Simply stated, we are all born with potential to become smart people. Smart people are generally great achievers, successful in business and family, and positive of mind. They have trained themselves to squeeze every drop of brain juice within

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    was created; named after the successful mine. In 1876 Huchason leased out the Juanita mine and sold both the Graphic and Kelly mines (Harris, 97). With the mining came the railroads. In December of 1878 the first train came to New Mexico, the Atchison, Topeka, and S... ... middle of paper ... ...n all night” (Harris, 98). To meet the demand for space, hotels started limiting customers to one eight-hour shift a night. (Harris, 98). The smelter went through many changes during its run, many being

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    Momaday's Angle of Geese and Other Poems

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    Angle of Geese and Other Poems MOMADAY had been writing poetry since his college days at University of New Mexico, and this volume incorporates many of his earlier efforts. Momaday admired the poetry of Hart Crane as an undergraduate, and early poems like "Los Alamos" show Crane's influence. Under the tutelage of Yvor Winters at Stanford Momaday developed an ability to provide clear, precise details and images in his verse. As a graduate student at Stanford, Momaday absorbed the influence

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    The Transcontinental Railroads The Transcontinental Railroad consisted of ten major railroads that together would span the distance between the East and West Coasts of the United States. The completion of these railroads brought change, both for good and bad, and had an enormous impact on the United States and other countries of the world. Without a doubt, each railroad played an important role in shaping America into the country it is today. The Great Northern Railroad was an 8,316-mile long railroad

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    The Harvey Company and Its History

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    conceived an idea that was to change the landscape of the south west more rapidly than the ongoing railway construction would ever achieve. His idea was to open eating points for travelers along the railway lines and especially at the depots where the travelers would alight. The idea was embraced by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railway, which were then struggling to finance the construction of the railway (Southern Methodist University). The eating points were bound to attract other new businesses

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