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Engineer’s Seat

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From Publisher Tim Blackwell Along a passenger rail journey, the conductor is usually good about giving updates and info on travel times, accommodations and station stops. You might even get a plug for the special in the dining car. We at the Cowcatcher Magazine liken …

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Sale of Texas State Railroad finalized; Iowa Pacific Holdings plans to run freight along tourist line

By Tim Blackwell/Cowcatcher Magazine Freight trains will soon run on the Texas State Railroad. Iowa Pacific Holdings, operator of several freight and tourist railroads, inked a deal in early August with American Heritage Railways to assume ownership of the Texas State Railroad. Terms were not …

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