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Time Lapse

A look at some of Massachusetts' old commuter rail schedules shows progress can take a slow track

By Noah Bierman
Globe Staff / February 24, 2008

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In the past century, not only did commercial airliners fly their first routes, they went on to break the sound barrier. Typewriters went from manual to electronic to obsolete. Computers that began as the size of refrigerators can now fit in the palm of a hand and download a volume of Shakespeare in about a second. (Full article: 1083 words)

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