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David P. Morgan:

A Passion for Trains

By Thomas M. Jacklin
Editor’s note: This biography of David P. Morgan has been republished from the journal of the Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Railroad History, Spring-Summer 2003, pages 42-57

part one

A soulful-eyed young editor leads the railfan out of the wilderness of dying steam to new realms of interest.

part two

Morgan the writer hones his style, broods about the state of the industry through the dark days of Penn Central and Amtrak.

part three

Morgan continues his journey, keeping the faith as the industry passes through its darkest hour.