Katy Flyer Index 1999

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A full index with employee updates, photographs, drawings, latest news, modelers info, etc.., is available from the KRHS, email for pricing.
March 1999
Katy’s Musical Legacy, by Chris Cruz: photos and text
….. on music about the Katy Railroad, pp 4-5
The Day the Diesels Came to Dallas, by Jerry Pitts: photos and text
….. about first diesels placed in regular service on the Katy, pp 6-8
Depots of the Neosho Sub., Part 1, by Ted Fuller: photos and text
…..Depots on the original Katy line between Junction City and Parsons, KS, pp 9-13
Checotah to Revive Past at Annual Hobo festival, by Jim Etter: photos and text
….. about celebration at restored MKT Checotah, OK depot, p 16
June 1999
The Town of Ladore, by Chris Cruz: photos and text
….. history and hunt for town of Ladore, KS on Katy’s Neosho Subdivision, pp 4-5
Depots of the Neosho Sub., Part 2, by Don Banwart/Ted Fuller: photos and text
…..Depots on the original Katy line between Junction City and Parsons, KS, pp 8-14
Tons of Progress, by Dave Riddle, KC Chapter of the N.H.R.S.: text
….. achivements of rail industry in 20 years since deregulation, p 16
September 1999
Building of the Lake Whitney Dam, by Jerry Pitts: photos and text
….. about the Katy’s role in building the Lake Whitney Dam, pp 4-6
The Eisenhower Connection, by Jerry Pitts: photos and text
…..President Dwight D. Eisenhoswer’s connection with the Katy Railroad, p 7
Klondike Station, Klondike, MO, by Raymond George Jr.: photos and text
…..about industry and area around stop on the St. Louis sub., pp10-12
The Elephant City, by Mary Lee George: photos and text
….. a children story based on a 1949 trip on the Katy Flyer, pp 13-14
Historic Katy Tap Now Headed for Scrap, by J. C. Gresham: photos and text
…..about scraping ex Katy’s historic Belton, Tx branchline, p 16
December 1999
Competitive Rail Points – MKT and S.P., by Dennis Hedlund: photos and text
….. about connections between the Katy and Southern Pacific RR’s, pp 4-5
The Country Boy in the City, by Graves Schmidt: photos and text
….. about traveling to Granger, TX in the 1920’s, pp 6-7
Late 19th Century M.K. & T. Freight Cars, by Jerry Pitts: photos and text
….. Prototype and modeling info on Katy freight cars from 1870’s and 1880’s, pp 10-11
M.K.& T. 1899 Reorganization and Line Extensions, by J. Pitts: photos and text
….. about early Katy reorganization and building, pp 12-13
The Texas Special, First Day Postal Cover, by R. B. George Jr.: photos and text
….. discription of souvenir from 1948, The first run of the Texas Special, p 13
The New Katy Bluebonnet China, by Chris Cruz: photos and text
….. about reproduction of Bluebonnet Dining Car China, p 16
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