Railroads Illustrated August 2012


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Thoroughbreds Under Wireby Michael Murray — Thanks to cooperation between Amtrak and Norfolk Southern, the Northeast Corridor hosts a very interesting variety of coordinated freight and passenger traffic on the electrified mainline.

Katy's Last Stand in Texasby Jeffrey Harwell — For anyone rooting for the underdog in the era of merger mania, the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad occupied a special place in the heart.

Boom and Bust on the Branchby David Harris — Less than a decade after UP's quiet little Kansas branch between Salina Yard and McPherson got a shot in the arm through the UP/MP merger, the MKT acquisition left the line empty.

Miss Katy's Home Turf: Denison, Texasby Joshua Chlapek — The birthplace of Eisenhower and U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Miracle on the Hudson" hero "Sully" Sullenberger would have never existed without the Katy.


Opening Shotby Michael Murray

CTC Board—Current news items.

Parting Shotby Louis A. Marre


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