Pacific RailNews
August 1966

Magazine Summary

Do you know the story of the Union Pacific railroad passenger car number 1517? Discover all of its moves and uses in this month’s issue of Pacific RailNews.

The Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway receives delivery on the first of eight new 2,500 horsepower century 425 locomotives from Alco Products.

San Francisco Municipal Railway’s #1141 now has a new front following its May 23rd collision with #115.

The Southern Pacific’s 56-year-old “Lark” is ordered to continue to run as an overnight passenger train between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

A continuation of the massive fight against the proposed discontinuance of the “California Zephyr” occurs along the Western Pacific’s C.I.X. route.

The last remaining steamer of the Santa Maria Valley Railroad sold to a group of investors in Danville, California.

The Amador Central Railroads’ New No. 9 too heavy for service.