Pacific Rail News Magazine
October 1984 Issue

Magazine Summary
The Ringling Brothers special Circus train is moving through the West.

Southern Pacific operated a special passenger train from Oakland to Los Angeles on July 22 in conjunction with the 1984 Olympics.

100 years ago, the original Georgetown Loop high bridge saw its first train cross the framework. June 1, a stronger built reproduction saw its first train back across and mark a milestone.

Feature Story: Light Rail in the West - San Diego Trolley

Feature Story: Milwaukee Road’s Snoqualmie Pass Snow Plows

This summer finds Amtrak operating rather smoothly and uneventfully throughout the wetsern half of the United States.

The Mexican railroad system will acquire 70 locomotives during 1984.

For the first time in years, C&NW activated some of its remaining freight F units this June. Discover why.

Fans are pleased to discover the DD40AX monster locomotives are out again on the main line.

The cable cars are running again in San Francisco!

The recent request by the SD&AE for abandonment of freight service has been denied by a federal Interstate Commerce Commission judge.