Not many people ride the train anymore, but a lot of inventory is still moved via freight. It turns out that 90 percent of that freight market belongs to just four companies in the country, and since deregulation in the 1980s, the number of total railroads has gone down from 50 to just 7. Nicolas Rapp, graphics director at Fortune Magazine, explains. The railroad coverage maps are interesting, too.
Freight railroad mergers
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There is a fixed number of minutes during the day. Where do parents usually draw the time from?
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Work changed over the years. Salaries changed over the years. I was curious: If you compared your personal income from present day, how would it compare to the distribution of salaries in previous decades?