Pacific Rail News Magazine
September 1980 Issue

Magazine Summary:
An overview of Washington State’s isolated 50 mile short line railroad.

Shay locomotives can once again be heard throughout the mountain city of Tuolumne, California.

The L-Taravel and M-Ocianview have been converted to full LRV operation on the Muni.

The Rio Grande has recently changed the motive power assignments for its Moffat Line to coal traffic.

The main waiting room at the Chicago Union Station for Amtrak, severely damaged by a fire last year, has been amazingly remodeled.

The Rock Island’s Silvis Shop has been officially sold!

Rail ridership on the Southern Pacific’s San Francisco Peninsula commuter service soard in 1980.

A featured story on the Lake Whatcom Railway - logging steam in northwest Washington\.

A non-profit group seeks to return steam to the Sierra Railroad.