Monday, December 3, 2007


Last night I heard a lonesome train whistle in Gasport, something that will become increasingly more common.

The train traffic going through the village is on the rise since Medina's brand-spanking-new ethanol plant started operations on November 29th.

Some look at trains as a nuisance. I look at them as a nicety...trains are a vital part of American history and commerce and the increased traffic means there are good things happening in the local economy.

Read about the plant here: