Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Tim O'Connor wrote:
I concur with Elden on the state of the PRR in this era. But ifTim makes a good point. All the Western roads were relatively more prosperous in the 1950s, in part because the Interstates weren't yet siphoning off their long-haul traffic. SP in particular was very well off, and D.J. Russell was on the cover of _Time_ magazine in this era with a glowing report on the profits being earned by SP. So you cannot (so to speak) tar everyone with Pennsy's brush in the 1950s.
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