TRAINS June 2007

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June 2007
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Cover story
You Can't Stop a Good Short Line
By focusing on three segments of the business - commercial, operational, and financial - short lines will thrive. A look at Watco's best practices provides insight into the road ahead for the ones that will prosper.
Roy Blanchard

Map of the Month: Canadian Pacific in 1974
Join us on a hypothetical trip around the globe on the "world's greatest transportation system."
Matt Van Hattem

Back to the Future with Progressive Rail
This twin cities railroad is using old techniques, and some new ones, to win freight back to the rails.
Steve Glischinski

Who is R.J. Corman?
R.J. Corman runs short lines, rebuilds railroads, picks up wrecks, and dazzles 'em with a dinner train. Find out how he got here and where he's going.
Bob Withers

Working for Peanuts (and Other Things)
Two Fs help Georgia Southwestern, the Peach State's third-largest railroad, keep growing.
Erik Fedde

Railroad Reading
A Father's Day apparition: My favorite regional came through for my son and me with a huge Father's Day gift.
Sam Richards

Conrail on Horseshoe Curve in 1977, Chicago & North Western 4-6-0 No. 1385 pulls antique cirucs wagons in 1987, and Georgia Northern FT No. 14 pauses at Bridgeboro, Ga., in 1969.
Assorted photographers
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