Railway Age 1957 February 4 Weekly Lax on brakes  How to get across a  lake

Railway Age 1957 February 4 Weekly Lax on brakes How to get across a lake

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Railway Age 1957 February 4 Weekly Lax on brakes How to get across a lake
 
Railway Age February 4 1957 Vol 142 No 5
CONTENTS
Does loading forecast indicate 1957 pace?  p. 9
Shipper Board estimates for first three months would give railroads 3.5 to 3.7% more carloadings. Traffic men are cautious on full-year guesses.
Railroad subsidies instead of a rate boost  p.10
A Canadian commission would rely on artificial supports rather than have rarely-raised grain rates increased.
Come on along to see the SP move a mountain  p.30
Bold engineering and modern equipment promise a solid-fill roadway over Great Salt Lake by 1960.
Quick car checks, twice-as-fast inspection  p.34
Handie-Talkie radios and a flange-wheel service truck speed trains through the UP's bustling Cheyenne yard.
Better, safer, cheaper ways to chase grime  p.37
They're the goals of Oakite's laboratory efforts as reported in the fourth article of our Railway Research series.
ICC seeks broadened brake rule authority  p.40
It's a major legislative item in the commission's annual report to Congress. Other recommendations: repeal of transportation taxes; rejection of the railroad-backed "three shall nots."
The Action Page-Cost-Wise manufacturers  p.52
One thing that makes manufacturing more profitable than railroading is the availability of useful cost data. Railroads have ample figures but, generally, they lack quality.
SHORT AND SIGNIFICANT
Authentic information scuttles rumors . . .
so for that reason, and others, a Management Newsletter has been introduced on the New York Central. Dealing with all facets of Central activity, it's distributed monthly to management and supervisory personnel.

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