Pacific Rail News Magazine
August 1980 Issue

Magazine Summary:
The California STate Railroad Museum at Sacramento is to open the doors on the Museum of Railroad History to the public!

A 35 mile coal-hauling railroad has been announced for northwestern Colorado.

A featured story on Stevens Pass - Burlington Northern’s Mountain Railroading

A fortified railroad embankment gave way, releasing tons of floodwaters with it.

Western Pacific has sold Sacramento Northern Electro-Motive SW1 number 401 to the Corn Products Company (CPC).

The non-coal rail traffic downturn of late, due to the nation’s economic problems, seems to be lifting a little.

Southern Pacific’s SD40 rebuild program continues with more than 40 rebuilt locomotives to be expected shortly.

Simpson Timber Company’s latest acquisition has been officially painted in Simpson red.