Modern Railroads 1970 August L&N SCL Penn Central Erie lackawana Tropicana

Modern Railroads 1970 August L&N SCL Penn Central Erie lackawana Tropicana

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Modern Railroads 1970 August L&N SCL Penn Central Erie lackawana Tropicana
 
Modern Railroads 1970 August
NEWS
ASTRO Seeks Massive Federal Changes  Capital Expenditures Up in '70. . .  11
OPERATING STATISTICS
Railroad Revenues, Expenses, and Income of Class I Railroads for
the 1st Quarter, 1970 and 1969 22
EDITORIAL
EDITORIAL COMMENT: The Choice: Constructive Action Now
-Or Nationalization  35
INSIDE TRACK: IC's Boyd Declares Industry Unity Is Vital 31
WASHINGTON REPORT: Day of Decision 27
PUBLISHER'S NOTEBOOK: Here We Go Again! 80
FEATURES
ORANGE JUICE BY THE CARLOAD By Robert Roberts  37
Tropicana has bought 150 cars from Fruit Growers Express, painted them white, and set them to carrying cartons of orange juice from Florida to New Jersey
PENN CENTRAL'S AGONY:
TURNING POINT FOR THE RAILS? By Robert P. Neuschel  40
The author, director of McKinsey & Co. and well-known rail consultant, analyzes the financial situation of U.S. railroads, and the role the government must play in the transportation industry
HELICOPTER STRINGS EL LINES By Edward T. Myers  46
The Erie Lackawanna is saving up to 30 percent of normal costs by using a helicopter, with ground crew supervision, to string communication wires
TRAILERSHIP LINE BUILDS SHIP-RAIL INTERCHANGE By Robert Roberts . . 52
TransAmerican Trailer Transport, Inc., considers its roll-on, roll-off containerships from New York to Puerto Rico as "another railroad"; railroads handle TTT loads as domestic moves
TRUCK-MOUNTED CRANES SAVE TIME AND MONEY 57
Penn Central is using Ernest Holmes diesel-powered, truck-mounted heavy-duty cranes which can move about freely in repair shops and at rip tracks, and travel by rail or highway as needed
SCL BUILDS MARINE PHOSPHATE TERMINAL By Robert Roberts  60
A new "Flip-Top" covered hopper is an integral part of the new terminal system built by SCL at East Tampa to enhance world-wide distribution of Florida phosphate products
NEW WORKERS' HOUSING FOR CN By Edward T. Myers  63
Mobile units built by ATCO have been mounted on flatcars to provide Canadian National work crews with modern housing at low cost; they can also be used as permanent installations
CAR REPAIRS PUSH AHEAD WITH TOW TRACTORS 65
The L&N uses Barrett walkie-rider tow tractors to push wheel assemblies and trucks into place at its heavy car repair shops at South Louisville


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