railroad Putting The Brakes On: Transportation Department Rolls Back Oil Train Regulation By Madelyn Beck • Oct 22, 2018 The U.S. Ethanol Spills on the Rise in the Midwest By Jelter Meers & Johnathan Hettinger • Dec 13, 2016 Darrell Hoemann/The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting An ethanol spill occurs every two days on average in the Midwest, the worst of which result in contamination of water supplies, major fish kills, loss of life, and millions of dollars of damage. Grain Glut Clogs Railways, Rivers, Roads By Kristofor Husted • Dec 11, 2014 Kristofor Husted/Harvest Public Media For the Midwest’s biggest crops, this harvest season was a big one. Galesburg Building Might House Railroad HoF By T.J. Carson • Oct 9, 2014 T.J. Carson A building acquired by the city of Galesburg could be turned into a new home for the National Railroad Hall of Fame and Museum. Oman Rail Delegation Could Visit Galesburg By Carla Sanders • Apr 1, 2014 Wikipedia A small group of railroad-related businesses from the Galesburg area took part in a trade mission to Oman in February. Now they're hoping Oman reciprocates. Galesburg Trade Mission to Middle East By Rich Egger • Feb 10, 2014 Wikipedia The rail industry is big in west central Illinois, and rail lines are being built in the Middle East. So the City of Galesburg will try to bring the two together.