Modern Railroads 1966 September Frisco Jet Rail Car WP IC NYC CP PRR

Modern Railroads 1966 September Frisco Jet Rail Car WP IC NYC CP PRR

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Modern Railroads 1966 September Frisco Jet Rail Car WP IC NYC CP PRR
 
Modern Railroads 1966 September Frisco Jet Rail Car WP IC NYC CP PRR
202 pages   Lots of photos
Railroad Operating Statistics of Class I Railroads for the Second Quarter and First Half, 1966 179
Editorial Comment: What Will Happen to the Car Fleet?  Solids Pipelines: A Strong Future Threat  95
Publisher's Notebook: MR and the Railway Gazette Join Hands 202
Inside Track: Car Shortages Will Be Cured-John M. Budd 85
Report from Washington: Seaway Toll Battle Erupts in Congress 48
Observation Car: Buy the Butter Before the Hoarders Do 61
Frisco Finds Better Service Costs Less by Nancy Ford 100
Computerized "quality control" program slashes terminal, over-all freight transit time, saves the equivalent of 300 freight cars a day!
Jet Rail Car Sets U.S. Speed Record  99
Turbo-jet engines power NYC experimental car
Repair Shop Management: Key to Better Car Supply by William J. Dixon 108
As a "front line" manager, the car foreman plays a key role in serving the railroad's customers
WP Builds Bridges to the Future by Tom Shedd 114
Complete rating and strengthening program is preparing the system's steel bridges for the super-heavy freight cars of tomorrow
Railroads to Install 85,000 Cars Per Year Through 1970   121
Evans Products' forecast of rail car supply also predicts increase in rail ton-miles to 940 billion by 1970
IC Expands Its Radio by Edward T. Myers 124
Adds equipment to speed yard, terminal movements and M/W work, also asks bids for first part of system-wide microwave
Capacity Record to Flexi-Flator Hopper Car 133
NYC's new covered hopper car with cube-shaped compartments uses inflatable diaphragms for gravity unloading
Kearny Terminal Expands Again by Albert E. Brinkley 136
Pennsy's piggyback terminal-the world's busiest-now has three gantry cranes, improved layout to handle 11,000 trailers monthly
CP Tie Gang Sets Fast Pace by Edward T. Myers 140
Canadian Pacific gang renews up to 1100 ties per day. AREA Committee 22 visits the tie gang to study its working methods
Trackside Boards Display Hotbox Warnings by Albert E. Brinkley 147
Lighted numbers tell Reading enginemen which journal is hot
Crane Moves Cars Through Shop 153
Crane improves productivity at B&OCT car repair shop at Barr yard
MoPac Automates Records System 159
Microfilm operations cut space requirements, speed retrieval
IC Begins Automated Fare Collection 163
IC's Johnson calls system best way to hold the line on commuter fares
Coordinated Mechanical Associations Plan Full Programs 168
LMOA, RFOOA, ABA and CDOA hold annual meetings September 12-14 at the Sherman House in Chicago.
Roadmasters/B&B Men Meet at Chicago 171
Annual conventions of American Railway Bridge & Building Association and the Roadmasters and Maintenance of Way Association takes place at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, September 26-28
Communication and Signal Section Holds Annual Meeting172
1966 annual meeting will be at the Sheraton-Park Hotel and Motor Inn, Washington, D.C., September 20 to 22

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