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2006-10-26 15:00:47

Wahpeton, North Dakota-based Red River Valley and Western Railroad (RRVW) has received a Short-Line Achievement Award from BNSF Railway Company. The award was presented to RRVW representatives Bill Drusch, chief executive officer, and Sharon Trudell, vice president of marketing, by Pete Rickershauser, BNSF's vice president, Network Development, at BNSF's eleventh annual Short-Line Conference October 16 at Fort Worth. "RRVW has invested in track, equipment and service; and has grown its...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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