Rare 20th Century funeral car “Descanso” from LA on display in California museum


In the early decades of 20th century, if anybody died in a city, one way to travel them towards their final resting place was through public transit. “In L.A. in the early years, the cemeteries were right next to the churches,” says curator of the Pacific Railroad Society, David Housh. “Then those got too crowded,Continue reading “Rare 20th Century funeral car “Descanso” from LA on display in California museum”

Moody’s chief economist calls Sandy storm as one of the most economically damaging in US history


Chief economist at Moody’s, Mark Zandi has termed the Superstorm Sandy as to be most economically wrecking in US history. The bill assigned to the destruction in US caused by Sandy is an astounding US$50Bn. Katrina, 9/11 and Hurricane Andrew are the only other disasters to have taken place in the past that caused economicContinue reading “Moody’s chief economist calls Sandy storm as one of the most economically damaging in US history”