A recreated UP # 119 steam locomotive at the Golden Spike Historic Site in Utah
Credit Canadian National Railway
The Canadian National Railway is among a few railroad companies experimenting with natural gas as a locomotive fuel, which involves adding a liquefied natural gas tank behind the locomotive. The switch from diesel could save money.
America’s love affair with the railroad spans more than a century … with some of its most ardent admirers here in the heartland.
One of them, developer Arthur Stilwell had a hunch that the Kansas City region had enormous commercial potential. Luckily for him … and for us … he was right. The plan Stilwell pursued changed our city’s business landscape forever.