Pacific RailNews
August 1963 Edition

Magazine Summary

The Municipal Railway of San Francisco is not only the last electric street railway in the West, but it is also operating the last PCC type cars built new in the United States.

The Stockyard Switcher railroad is expanding its line another ½ mile to a new pole plant of the Crown Zellerbach Company.

The Sacramento, California shops of the Southern Pacific Railroad are busy on a “pilot” program of door conversion on systems boxcars.

A hearing has been held on the request of the WP for a new two year extension of their franchise to operate trains in the city of Sacramento.