Locomotive & Railway Preservation #48 1994 July August San Francisco's cable car
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Locomotive and Railway Preservation 1994 July August
4 Engine No. 463
by Thomas M. Lell
Once the king of Colorado's hills, the Denver & Rio Grande's No. 463 almost concluded its career at a California movie set. Now back in its native land with a fire in its belly, the venerable engine once again has hills to climb.
10 Crew Change
by John P Hankey
Mr. Hankey puts L&RP's crew change into a perspective that makes us contemplate the intertwining of people's lives and deeds.
20 In Profile: Bob Soule
by Jim Wrinn
Bob Soule couldn't tolerate the thought that the next generation would never experience a working steam locomotive. He quietly set about to save engines and build a museum and he has become one of the South's unsung heroes.
28 San Francisco's Cable Cars
by Walter Rice, Ph.D. and Richard Harris
On a foggy San Francisco day in August 1873, America's first cable car lumbered into motion. The city has been making grand use of the cars ever since and is teaching other cities a thing or two about mass transit.
48 Steamtown: An Operating Engineering System
by Dr. John Latschar
Unlike museums of objects, Steamtown is interpreting railroading as a living and changing system in which every piece (including people) have a place. Perhaps this is an interesting new pathway for museums to explore.
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