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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
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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