Pacific Rail News Magazine
January 1981 Issue

Magazine Summary:
A feature on the 112 year battle over the climb over Sherman Hill.

An overview of the Mount Rainier Scenic Railway.

The deepening business slump has depressed traffic levels among all long-haul western railroads.

Amtrak’s funding crisis is over; the House of Representatives and the Senate settled on a $735 million subsidy for Amtrak.

Sacramento voters continue to support the concept of a light rail system.

The state of Iowa has announced its intention to delve into the railway life and own a railroad of their own.