Pacific RailNews
July 1969

Magazine Summary

All about the Shays of the Golden State down by Yosemite Valley region.

May 9th the McCloud River Railroad took delivery of their three new 2,000 horsepower EMD-build SD-38 units at Lookout, California.

The Western Pacific announces that it intends to ask the Interstate commerce Commission for authority to discontinue the operation of the California Zephyr effective July 18th.

Nearly 70 of the 75 miles of basic rail system is either completed or under contract for the BART.

All three of the Baldwin cable-less road switcher in Eugene, Oregon are retiring from hump yard duty.