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by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:45 AM
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by Eric last modified Jan 31, 2011

Some disturbing news concerning the plan for new Union Pacific Railroad overpasses and underpasses is coming out of Springfield, IL. According to this recent article in the State Journal-Register, "the overpasses could block access to dozens of homes and businesses -- and even the historic Dana-Thomas House at Fourth Street and Lawrence Avenue, which no longer would be visible from the south, according to the report." Ummm, a giant train overpass built near the Frank...




 

 

Picture 4 Some disturbing news concerning the plan for new Union Pacific Railroad overpasses and underpasses is coming out of Springfield, IL. According to this recent article in the State Journal-Register, "the overpasses could block access to dozens of homes and businesses -- and even the historic Dana-Thomas House at Fourth Street and Lawrence Avenue, which no longer would be visible from the south, according to the report." Ummm, a giant train overpass built near the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Dana House?? Have they lost their minds? Read more here and send angry emails here.

NOTE: While new to me, this story originally hails from 2009. Read an update here.

Image via dana-thomas.org


 

 

 
 
 

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