TITLE

Let neglected actors take center stage

AUTHOR(S)
Sperandeo, Andy
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
Model Railroader;Aug96, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the business prospects of passenger trains in the United States. Comparison of the financial prospects of passenger trains and freight trains; Information on the 1960s trains California Special and Angelo.
ACCESSION #
9611151145

 

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