Trains Magazine 1950 December The Hiawatha Story
Trains Magazine 1950 December The Hiawatha Story

Trains Magazine 1950 December The Hiawatha Story

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Trains Magazine 1950 December The Hiawatha Story
Trains    December 1950   Vol 11 No 2
Cover photo. By Wallace W. Abbey.                                                                                
Southbound Hiawatha and Madison local in Milwaukee station.
Railroad news and editorial comment. By the editors.-6
Nation's crossroads. Photo story by Wallace W. Abbey.-12                                    
Chicago's 21st Street Tower directs trains to both coasts, to Canada and to the Gulf of Mexico.
Asa Packer's railroad. By H. A. McBride.---18                                           
The story of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, which was born in the coal fields, was raised on coal, and still depends largely on coal for its prosperity.
The Hiawatha story. By C. H. Bilty.----26                           
Mechanical engineer of the Milwaukee Road, now retired, tells how the Hiawatha's first locomotive came into being.
Photo section. A cross section of American railroading.-31                                
Southern Pacific in Soledad Canyon, 31; Atlantic Coast Line diesel taking water, 32; PRR's Manhattan Limited at Englewood, 32; Choctaw Rocket at McAlester, 33; M&StL at Allen's Curve, 33; SP cab-forwards on the Owl, 34-35; D&SL at Craig, 36; Long Island at Mineola, 37; North Coast Limited at DeSmet, 37; GM&O class P-16b Pacific, 38; Oliver Iron Mining Company, 38; London & Port Stanley, 39; Baltimore & Annapolis, 39.
A&D: Southern waif. By Louis D. Rubin Jr.---40                                       
After 50 years as a landlord, the Atlantic & Danville returns to dependent operation as the Southern relinquishes its lease.
Short on line, long on time. By H. Reid.---45                                          
An anecdote about the erstwhile Buffalo, Union-Carolina Railroad.
Early days in Oregon. By W. A. B. Davidson.--46                                                   
How E. H. Harriman acquired a Northwest gateway for the Union Pacific.

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