Pacific Rail News
October 1983 Issue

Magazine Summary
The San Diego and Arizona Eastern Line was badly damaged by a fire early in the summer.

Will the Pacific Electric Santa Monica Air Line be used to shuttle people during the 1984 Olympics?

The Portland Oregon, Banfield light rail track is officially being placed!

Santa Fe Industries is considering a possible merger with Conrail.

San Francisco’s History Trolley Festival took place June 23, 1983.

A feature story on Morrison Knudsen 1982 - Locomotive & Car Building Activities

The Rio Grande is dealing with the aftermath of a mudslide in Utah near one of their tracks.

Amtrak is dealing with the aftermath of the same mudslide that damned up a river and caused a flood near one of their lines.