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My father was an Engineer for the Wabash, later N&W, out of Moberly, MO.

I well remember riding the trains as a child, up until mid-teens. He did the run from Columbia, MO to Centralia MO, and may have been the last Engineer to do so.

Glad to find this forum, and hoping to learn a lot from members.

Bill Anderson

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Welcome to the forum. I lived in Sikeston, MO from 1958-63. The summer of 1959 my family and I rode Union Pacific passenger trains from St. Louis to Portland, OR. The train ran on the tracks of the Wabash between St. Louis and Kansas City. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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