2016: The year that Putin got his way

2016: The year that Putin got his way

Russian President Vladimir Putin had an exceptionally successful year, with Moscow making geostrategic gains in Syria, Europe as well as the US in 2016. What a difference a year makes. Back in 2015, things weren’t looking particularly good for Russia. With the country suffering from falling oil prices and sanctions for the annexation of Crimea, […]

Vert-A-Pac: An Unusual Way to Transport Automobiles

Vert-A-Pac: An Unusual Way to Transport Automobiles

Until the early 1960s, automobiles that were moved by rail were carried in boxcars. These were 50 feet long with double-wide doors. Inside were room for four full-sized sedans on a two-tier rack – two raised up off the floor on a steel rack and two others tucked in underneath them. This protected the cars […]