Pacific Rail News Magazine
May 1985 Issue

Magazine Summary
Early March BN and SP helped with military moves destined for Fort Bliss, Texas.

A Southern Pacific engine gets ready for a hydrostatic test on its boiler system.

Alaskan ceremonies take place while the state of Alaska formally takes possession of the Alaskan Railroad.

Feature Story: Eagle Mountain Ore Trains Roll Again - and a dash of color at Fontana

Feature Story: The Purdy Co. - Mojave- the end of the line

Feature Story: Morrison Knudsen 1984 - Locomotive and Carbuildling Activities

North Western loses the battle to take control of the Milwaukee Railroad.

The Gulf Coast Limited has run its last run due to the lack of state funding for Amtrak.