Dan Schwartz, ProPublica

Dan Schwartz, ProPublica

Dan Schwartz is an independent investigative reporter covering railroad safety for ProPublica.

The true dangers of long trains

By: and - April 7, 2023

This story first appeared in ProPublica. Just before 5 a.m., Harry Shaffer’s wife called to him from across the living room, where he’d fallen asleep on the couch, exhausted from installing an aboveground pool. Did he hear that sound, that metallic screeching from up the valley? She opened the door of their double-wide trailer and […]