Rede Beitman has some interesting comments on the post titled "Northeast Corridor." (Seppt 2, 2014. It is a story I had not heard. If anyone else has heard this story, I'd like to know. It would be well worth playing with. I already have one thought. If Rede, or someone else can document that story, I'd like to follow up.
One thing is certain, big money makes things happen. Look what happened in Frisco when Trammell Crow, Jerry Jones, and Ross Perot said, "Let's go to Frisco and play."