Trains Magazine 1950 August Railroading on Chesapeake Bay Narrow-gauge summer
Trains Magazine 1950 August Railroading on Chesapeake Bay Narrow-gauge summer

Trains Magazine 1950 August Railroading on Chesapeake Bay Narrow-gauge summer

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Trains Magazine 1950 August Railroading on Chesapeake Bay Narrow-gauge summer
 
Trains August 1950   Vol 10 No 10
CONTENTS
Cover photo. By Richard Steinheimer.---1                                                 
Southern Pacific 4-8-4 No. 4442 takes the Starlight out of San Francisco on its maiden trip.
Railroad news and editorial comment. By D. P. Morgan.6
Narrow-gauge summer. A photo selection.--12                                          
Tourists may still ride the San Juan and the Silverton this summer on the D&RGW.
Railroading on Chesapeake Bay.By Dick Moore and Pat Flannery.---14                
Pennsylvania Railroad's tugs and car floats take the keystone to the Old Dominion State.
Third-morning delivery. By David P. Morgan.--18                                                   
Four railroads pool their manifest knowhow on a Chicago-Boston red-ball that rolls east behind diesels, 4-8-4's, electrics and a Texas type.
Photo section. Steam and diesel action and still shots.-27                                                       
KCS Texas type, 27; AT&SF up Raton Pass, 28; CGW Mill Cities Limited, 28; Georgia & Florida 4-8-2, 29; Erie commuter, 29; Cornwall Railroad in 1895, 30-31; B&O up Newburg Grade, 32; D&H in the snow, 33; Rock Island at Topeka, 33; Reading 2-8-0, 34; Japanese Railways, 35.
$7.50 to L. A. By Willard V. Anderson.---36                                                      
The story of how the publicity-conscious Southern Pacific manages to shuttle folks up and down the West Coast on streamliners at fabulously low fares.
Last train from Carson City. A photo story.--44                                              
Virginia & Truckee bites the dust after a career of unsurpassed fame and fortune.

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