Pacific RailNews
November 1970

Magazine Summary

Learn about the Espee SD 45X’s, a diesel-electric unit for the Southern Pacific.

Take a look at where the Alco diesel-electric switcher #602 of the Yreka Western Railroad is now.

Get additional information on the sale of the Oregon, Pacific and Eastern Railway.

The States of New Mexico and Colorado paid $547,120 for sixty-four miles of narrow-gauge track from Antonito to Chama.

The Santa Fe’s shops recently completed the rebuilding of diesel-electric locomotive number 2110 into a slug unit numbered 9850.

The “sunset” streamliner has begun tri-weekly operation and the sleeping car, dining, and lounge services have been restored to the train.

Nothing else should remain in the way to block further construction plans of the Bay Area Rapid Transit.

S.F. Municipal railway considering whether then need to close or not in order to connect the Market Street subway to the east portal of Twin Peaks Tunnel.