Pacific Rail News Magazine
August 1979 Issue

Magazine Summary:
The Western Pacific’s green paint schemes are illustrated.

The railroad continues in its desire to acquire an embargo of 6400 miles of western trackage.

Morrison-Knudsen workers are up to completion on digging virtually another Island Mountain Tunnel for Southern Pacific’s subsidiary Northwestern Pacific Railroad.

Congress finally indicates its plans for Amtrak.

The Union Pacific Corporation ranks the nation’s third largest transportation company in 1978.

Chicago’s Regional Transportation Authority receives an $18.6 million grant from the United States Department of Transportation.

Bankrupt Rock Island Railroad is hit by strike.