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More Power to the Pantograph?

DECEMBER 3, 2022 — American rail policy and the Union Pacific Railroad’s electrification plans, 1968-1982. Jacob Deck presents a summary of research in the Union Pacific archives concerning the electrification studies the railroad completed between 1968 and 1982. Led by the dynamic John C. Kenefick, the mighty Union Pacific was at the forefront of a wave of interest in mainline rail electrification during this era. 

NEW IN OUR BOOKSTORE

Boston Transit in Stormy Weather

This new book covers the effect of classic New England storms on Boston's transit system. A nostalgic look at some of mother nature's best efforts to derail public transit. Don't forget your umbrella!

FEATURED PHOTO: MBTA Trackless Trolley No. 4110 lays over at Waverley Square in Belmont, MA on its final night of service, March 12, 2022; RTS No. 0309 makes a cameo appearance in the background. Photo © Mike Prescott.