The demise of the American-flagged ship is often forgotten, though many of us who are saddened by it can also be heartened that a bit of it survives. Barely. We tend to forget that American shipping has largely disappeared, as a result of a number of factors including general AmericanMORE HERE

Missing the old dome liners that ran from Los Angeles to Chicago on the Santa Fe? Here is one in Santa Fe, New Mexico, just off downtown, back in 2005. Happily, the Santa Fe brand is still alive. The Santa Fe Southern Railroad operates the old Super Chief dome carsMORE HERE