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Issue 70 - 2010


Front Cover of Issue 70 - 2010
This 140 page issue focuses on the TRRA and Union Starch and Refining Company, plus Mail at Union Station, and Wabash photos.


CONTENTS

The Editor's Page
      Page 2

Union Starch and Refining Co. Inc.
      Page 3

The Union Starch and Refining Company
      A Customer of the Terminal Railroad
      Larry Thomas
      Pages 4-35, with many B&W and color photos, maps, 2 foldouts, plus Indianapolis, Columbus & Southern Traction Co. pages 22-23

Quality Products from Corn
      A Great Place To Work With Great People
      Don D. Gergen
      Pages 36-45, with B&W and color photos

Should You Own It Or Lease It
      The Perils of Tank Car Ownership
      Pages 46-47

The Wabash Railroad Photos of Irv Schankman
      All Photos from Irvin Schankman Unless Otherwise Credited
      Larry Thomas
      Pages 48-73, many B&W photos, 1 color photo, 1 foldout

Dedication
      Page 74

Foreword
      Page 75

When Rail Moved the Mail
      Norbert Shacklette
      All Photos from Wayne Leeman
      Pages 76-87, with B&W photos, route diagram, timetables

Mail, Baggage and Express Handling
      When the TRRA Performed at Its Best
      Pages 88-89, with 4 B&W photos

Holiday Mail File - 1945
      Close Co-operation Between the Railroads and the United States Post Office Was Necessary
      Pages 90-107, with B&W photos, meeting minutes, operations orders

Terminal's Automated Mail Handling Facility
      When the Terminal Railroad Really Moved the Mail
      Pages 108-110, photos, financial chart, express cars/road locomotives log sheet

Wayne Leeman
      1915-2008
      Page 111, with photo

Railway Express Agency
      Page 112, with photo

St. Louis Union Station
      1915-2008
      Page 113, with aerial photo

Ridgely Tower, Springfield, Illinois
      The End of an era - No more mechanically-operated switches in the USA
      Jon R. Roma
      Pages 114-121, with B&W and color photos, map, and manipulation charts

Sources, Union Starch and Refining Company
      Page 122

Acknowledgements
      Page 123


Back Cover of Issue 70 - 2010




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