Trains Magazine 1952 August Special Issue Railroads Move Nations Freight C&O Bee

Trains Magazine 1952 August Special Issue Railroads Move Nations Freight C&O Bee

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Trains Magazine 1952 August Special Issue Railroads Move Nations Freight C&O Bee
 
Trains Magazine 1952 August Special Issue Railroads Move Nations Freight
71 Pages
Railroad news and editorial comment. By David P. Morgan.8
The Beer Line. A photo story by Wallace W. Abbey.-20
Beer supposedly made Milwaukee famous. This is the line of the Milwaukee Road that hauls by far the greatest amount of the city's beer production.
Even highway trailers are going by rail!24
By John S. Gallagher Jr.
Here is the story of a scheme that unites two disputing factions in transportation - and makes them both better off!
Speedwest. By David P. Morgan.----28
The Chesapeake & Ohio - a coal road - is making freight history with a merchandise train on a fast schedule. Come along - you're a special passenger.
Photo section.------35
A portfolio of photographs portraying the dramatic and wonderful job the American railroads do in moving the nation's commerce.
Notable feats of railroad engineering: Edgewood Cutoff.52
By Wallace W. Abbey.
In order to speed up its freight, the Illinois Central built this straight, flat line across southern Illinois.
The log of Fruit Block 344. By W. H. Hutchinson.--54
The perishables roll across the Western Pacific in solid trains on inviolable schedules. Here is freight transportation in its most dramatic form.
Famous steam locomotives: Union Pacific's Big Boy.-58
This engine, the world's first 4-8-8-4, was built to do a tremendous job of freight-hauling on an important main line.
What's new in freight equipment?----62
From the outside, the average freight car looks about as it did 10 years ago. But there's been a vast improvement in new cars. Here is part of the story.

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