Pacific Rail News Magazine
September 1972 Issue

Magazine Summary

The Bay Area Rapid Transit is up and running.

General Electric delivered 15 new 3,600 horsepower U36C locomotives to the Santa Fe.

Cranes were used to help transfer the ex-Hammond Lumber 20802T #16 to the Puget Sound Railway Historical Association.

Steam powered passenger trains are now in operation out of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Vancouver Island.

Rohr Industries is presently in competition with 3 other transit vehicle manufacturers for a five-month development contract that is sponsored by the United States Department of Transportation.

The Oregon Pacific and Eastern Railroads are being filmed in “The Emperor of the North Pole.”

A potentially disastrous fire raged up in the Tuolumne River canyon July 14th.