Pacific Rail News Magazine
January 1974 Issue

Magazine Summary

The Story of a one-time interurban - Tidewater Southern Railway

United States Steel purchased two of Rayonier Incorporated’s Baldwin S12 locomotives recently.

Amtrak will being service in California’s San Joaquin Valley early 1974.

27 miles of new railroad are to be constructed for Phelps-Dodge fifteen miles east of Lordsburg, New Mexico.

Alaska Railroad may go up for sale.

The rehabilitation of Baldwin 2-6-2 number 6 for tourist passenger service in 1974 is continuing at Concrete, Washington.

The Muni is upgrading the streetcar lines to “light rail.”