Trains Magazine 1950 March Straight through Texas The Capitol to Chicago

Trains Magazine 1950 March Straight through Texas The Capitol to Chicago

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Trains Magazine 1950 March Straight through Texas The Capitol to Chicago
Trains    March 1950   Vol 10 No 5
Cover photo. Courtesy Texas & Pacific Railway.--1                                          
T&P 4-8-2 No. 909 leaves Dallas westbound.
Railroad news and editorial comment. By W. V. Anderson.4
Steam success story. A special photo feature.--10                                 
Louisville & Nashville teams up a diesel helper with new 2-8-4's on its Eastern Kentucky Division to move 9500-ton coal drags over EIkatawa Hill.
Mr. Giger's remarkable locomotive. By David P. Morgan. -16                                            
A Swiss electrical engineer's patent on a steam engine that might have delayed the diesel.
Straight through Texas. By David P. Morgan.--18                                                   
The bust-and-boom story of the Texas & Pacific - the line that might have been the first Pacific railroad but wound up as Mopac's biggest, richest subsidiary.
Photo section. Railroading's pictorial parade.--28                                       
D&H 4-6-6-4 on fast freight, 28; Twin Cities 400, 28; Rio Grande Mallet climbs to the Moffat, 29; NYC at Bear Mountain Bridge, 30-31; How to get rid of smoke, 32-33; Promotion for oldest diesel road unit, 34; N&W outshops only articulated with roller bearing rods, 35.
The Capitol to Chicago. By Stephen Bogart.--36                                     
Baltimore & Ohio's roundabout bid for New York Pullman trade to the Windy City.
In pursuit of the mail. By Frank J. Ginger. ---40                                                     
Great Northern sends its Rogers Ten-Wheelers after a mail contract in 1899.
Married to a train. By Esther Probst.---43                                                      
True confessions of a railfan's wife.
Streamlined makeshifts. A photo story.---46                                             
A modern dress for pre-Zephyr power.

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