Texas Almanac, 1943-1944 Page: 18
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18 TEXAS ALMANAC.-1943-44.
Piercing the night...the headlight
of a great locomotive is a symbol
of America's moving strength.
Greatest traffic loads known to
man-both freight and passenger
- are being moved night and
day by rail.., backbone of the
country's transportation system.
Frisco is proud to be a part of
America's driving force-to be
using equipment to fullest capac-
ity-to be doing its share of the
job - to help bring back the
lights again, all over the world.
WORKING FOR LESS
In 1942 American railroads deliv-
ered the greatest volume of freight
in history and did it for an average
revenue lower than at any time in
the past 24 years-less than one cent
for hauling a ton of freight one mile.
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