Modern Railroads 1969 February Pickens Railroad Reading Tie Plates

Modern Railroads 1969 February Pickens Railroad Reading Tie Plates

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Modern Railroads 1969 February Pickens Railroad Reading Tie Plates
 
Modern Railroads 1969 February  82 pages.     Back cover has a small piece missing
NEWS
New Haven Becomes Part of Penn Central, Price in Doubt After Take Over N&W
Rent-A-Train to Compete with IC for Illinois Grain Export Business11
EDITORIAL
EDITORIAL COMMENT: Another Reason To Pull TogetherWhat Now for the New Haven?  39
WASHINGTON REPORT: A New, New Outlook 37
PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK: Railroads in a Shrinking Universe 82
DUE TO THE ILLNESS OF NANCY FORD, INSIDE TRACK WILL NOT APPEAR THIS MONTH.
FEATURES
SPECIAL TWO-PART REPORT
WHERE DO RAILROADS STAND ON EEO? by Tom Shedd40
Railroad managements want to comply with the new laws on equal employment opportunity; but old habits and work practices are hard to change
RAILROADS AND THE NEGRO RENEWING THE RESERVOIR OF GOOD WILL 44
Exploration of railroad response to civil rights legislation reveals a strong foundation of good relations with Negro employees and a basis for continuing progress in the adoption of recently passed laws
FULL COMMUNICATIONS BOOSTS EFFICIENCY by Edward T. Myers47
Modern communications insure precise control of yard operations at Northern Pacific's Missoula yard BALLAST CLEANER MECHANIZES M/W WORK by Gerald A. Frankel 49 In one pass, maintenance machine cleans, deposits, regulates shoulder ballast
FOURTH IN A SERIES-MODERN RAILROADER
COMPUTER MAN de CAMARA by Nancy Ford53
IC's administrative vice president discusses development of computerized information systems that integrate the needs of all departments into a more efficient railroad
READING SHOWS-SMALLER WHEEL SHOPS CAN BE AUTOMATED, TOO
by Robert Roberts 57
New $1.4 million shop at Reading, Pa. can turn out 37 wheel sets per day, doing more work at less cost
MORE CANT-LESS SHELLING by Tom Shedd61
New tie plates for curve outer rails distribute wheel loads more evenly, reduce concentration on gage corner
FIRST IN A SERIES-MODERN SHORT LINES
SMALL RAILROAD DIVERSIFIES by Robert Roberts62
South Carolina's Pickens Railroad looks to growing rail business but hedges its bets with a small-order passenger and freight car rebuilding shop



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