Trains Magazine 1949 January Diesels and covered bridges
Trains Magazine 1949 January Diesels and covered bridges

Trains Magazine 1949 January Diesels and covered bridges

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Trains Magazine 1949 January Diesels and covered bridges
Trains    January 1949    Vol 9 No 3
Cover photo. By Philip R. Hastings.--1                                                                                                                      
A meet on the B&M at Bradford, Vt.
Railroad news and editorial comment. By W. V. Anderson.4
Electric line of many talents. A photo story.--12                                                     
Iowa's octopus of transportation, the Waterloo, Cedar Falls & Northern, covers motor coaches and a belt line - plus almost anything in between.
Diesels and covered bridges. By David P. Morgan.-16                                                             
An analysis of the fighting Boston & Maine measured in the light of depression courage and the opportunity of 1949.
Old and forgotten. End of the road for a Pacific.-25                                                            
A tribute - in word and illustration - to a gallant old veteran, once proud, then left to rust in the weeds and the rains.
Don't sell the short lines short. By L. A. Johnson.-26                                                       
The high mortality rate of grass roots carriers can be curbed by the influx of new industry to the country.
Why we have terminal railroads. By G. M. Campbell.-28                                             
An expert on the subject explains why the large line-haul roads are enthusiastic about pooling their terminal operations.
Photo section. The railroad scene before the lens.-31                                                  
Santa Fe's unforgettable 4-8-4, 31; Way freight across the snows, 32;                                
A passenger meet on the Western Maryland, 32; UP pool train,
33; GT 0-6-0 at Island Pond, 33; A streamliner for the Illinois Terminal, 34-35; The modern Central of Georgia, 36-37; Out of Chicago on the Milwaukee Road, 38; Mopac's all-new Texas Eagle, 39.
Railroads in greasepaint. By Douglas Crane.--40                                            
Hollywood is the home of the most profitable railroad museum in the world.
Old steam locomotives up-to-date. By David P. Morgan.48                                                        
An invitation to step into the backshops and observe the definition of "motive power modernization."
L. C. L.---54
Railroad photography --56
Railway post office---58
Of books and trains --62
Train trek---63
50 years ago this month-64
Running extra ---66

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