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Railroad History 191
Mark Reutter, Editor
Railway & Loco Hist Soc
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2005-02-05 11:58:43
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160 pages, more than 120 color and B&W photos INSIDE STORY OF THE DOME By Ric Morgan From the General Motors archives, how the dome car came to be CUBA AND RAILROADS PART 2: CUBAN ORE FOR AMERICAN RAILS By Mark Reutter Iron ore mines in Cuba were integral to a steel railmaking empire in the United States ROLLING RAIL AT SPARROWS POINT MAINLINE DIESELS AND ELECTRICS BEFORE AND AFTER CASTRO By P. Allen Copeland A roster of eclectic and hard-to-trace power FIFTY YEARS TOO SOON By Matthew Hiner When a feisty Ohio interurban cut coal rates, the big railroads made a beeline to Washington RAILROAD SOLDIERS WAR AND RAILROADS By Mark Reutter A thumbnail history of U.S. Military Railways FROM NORMANDY TO THE RHINE By Joseph W. Weeks Memoirs of an advance ROB lineman FIGHTING ALLIGATORS AND MUD By Mark Reutter and Louis R. Saillard The Claiborne-Polk was a wreck of a railroad-intentionally so THE BRIDGE THAT NEVER WAS By W. L. Gwyer But the death toll from building Japan's military railroad between Burma and Siam was all too real PLUS OUR REGULAR COLUMNS AND REVIEWS, INCLUDING: EDITOR'S SEATBOX BOOK DIVISION SHORT TAKES