Pacific Rail News Magazine
March 1976 Edition

Magazine Summary

New addition to the BiCentennial paint schemes, the Baldwin-built SI 2 76 at the US steel plant in Pittsburg, California.

The 48-state journey of the American Freedom Train continues as it moves from California to Arizona.

The Union Pacific’s long bridge over the Columbia River is to be modified to allow the passage of larger ships navigating the river.

New track reconstruction projects on the San Francisco Municipal Railway will be started in the next few months.

Burlington Northern has turned over two Locotrol Master SD40-2 locomotives and two radio control cars.

Half a dozen tracks have been taken out at the Portola yard on the Western Pacific railway.