Hard year on tundra
WATSON -- Crawling over permafrost at four to five miles an hour, the train ride from Thompson, Manitoba, Canada, to Churchill on the edge of Hudson Bay is an 18- to 22-hour endurance run in the best of times.
It was the worst of times when Dave Trauba boarded. Rumors about water covering the tracks proved true and it eventually took a helicopter and plane ride for Trauba to make it from the halted train to his destination.
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