"While there is no immediate impact on Prince Rupert’s new $170-million, 500,000-TEU (20-foot-equivalent units, the measurement for a shipping container) port, it could dampen enthusiasm for a massive $650-million expansion just getting under way that is designed to increase capacity to four times that size."â€” From a Globe and Mail article on Prince Rupertâ€™s Fairview Port and the effect that local politics in Chicago may have on potential expansionâ€¦
Who knew that the Northwest could be caught up in the vortex of American presidential politics?
The Globe and Mail has an interesting article on CNâ€™s trials and tribulations in buying up an Illinois based railroad and running trains through suburban Chicago , a purchase that could have major implications for Prince Rupert’s Fairview Port…
( from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 5366474041 )-