Pacific Rail News Magazine
June 1980 Issue

Magazine Summary:
A Chicago man hoping to buy the Sierra Railroad in California.

A former Chicago Stockyard commissioner is looking to get railroads to purchase his innovative design for “crates” that can make any railroad flatcar a stock car.

FEATURE STORY: The Return of Southern Pacific Steam - for the first time in a quarter century operating SP steam exists.

Burlington Northern working hard to resolve issues with the BN-Frisco merger.

Light Rail Vehicle service began through Twin Peaks Tunnel weekdays, inaugurating full Market Street subway operations.

The continued downturn in general traffic on the Union Pacific has sidelined a large number of locomotives.