Pacific Rail Magazine
April 1976 Edition

Magazine Summary

An overview of the Birney Boomers story.

The cross-country tour of the American Freedom Train continues to attract thousands of visitors.

The fabled steamcars of the Comstock’s own railroad will return to Virginia City, Nevada.

The Apache Railway hs acquired ex-Southern PAcific Alco RS-11’s 2921, 2925, and 2929.

The technical bugs that have plagued the Bay Area Rapid Transit District for years continue to disrupt its service.

Still no decision has been made as to whether the Santa Fe Railway will restore Baldwin 4-8-4.

The San Francisco Municipal Railway is looking to modernize and improve the power distribution systems for streetcars and trolley coaches.