Vintage Rails #8 1997 Summer Clinchfield WWII Chicago Great Interurbans

Vintage Rails #8 1997 Summer Clinchfield WWII Chicago Great Interurbans

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Vintage Rails #8 1997 Summer Clinchfield WWII Chicago Great Interurbans
 
Vintage Rails 1997 Summer No.8
8Rare Pleasures
BY RICHARD STEINHEIMER
A look at mailbags, train orders, and cabooses.
30 Railroads in the Crucible of War
BY JAMES E. VALLE
Never before or since has the railroad industry shouldered such a burden and carried it with such great success.
44 Railroad Advertising Artist
BY ELLEN HALTEMAN
Sam Hyde Harris' posters show SP's wartime accomplishments.
46 Horace Bristol
TEXT BY KAREN BACK, CAPTIONS BY ED KING
Photographer shows railroad workers and hand signals.
52 Growing Up on the Clinchfield
BY STEVE PATTERSON
Warmheartedness was a company characteristic individually perpetuated by its loyal employees.
64 Samuel Insull's Chicago Interurbans
BY WILLIAM D. MIDDLETON
Part two covers the South Shore Line and Chicago, Aurora & Elgin. Duneland Survivors, by Paul Hammond, page 69.
74 War Comes to Lionelville
BY ALLAN W. MILLER
by train manufacturer turns to defense production in two wars.
82 Classic Railroad Stories
SELECTED BY JAMES D. PORTERFIELD
Jack Clinton McLarn's "Wreck Call-Emergency!"
7 Operator's Desk
In the Vintage era, national magazines didn't neglect railroad activities.
10 Letters to the Editor
Chicago's Great Interurbans, Company Photography and SP's horseshoe curve, and Hagerstown Pusher revisited.
18 Readers Recall
Memories of a tower in the lake, broken hay windows, and an express messenger working at high speed.
28 Time-Tables: 1942
Great Northern ore trains, MP Motorailer, and "We Can Do It."
92 Unforgettable Railroad Days
Robert A. Janz writes: "Things That Go Bump in the Night."
98 Railroad Collectibles
Ralph D. Pierce and maps to the past.
102 Vintage Marketplace
Brian Jennison comments on depots, scenes, and locomotives.
108 Swap Meet
Classified advertisers list bargains.
114 Terminal Ad
Pennsylvania Railroad advertises "Rushing the Rations."


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