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The Aldon Express is our periodically published newspaper. The first page features an article relating to railroading we believe will interest our customers, whether they work for the railroads or for businesses which use rail.
We hope you enjoy the articles and the historical pictures. We have noted our references in case you want to do additional reading on your own. We have obtained permission to reproduce all of the images in our printed version as well as here on the web. Please note that each Aldon Express and the images within it is protected against further reproduction by our copyright.
A separate section of the newspaper highlights selected products.
Click any of the front page images on this page to download a PDF of our current and archived issues.
This issue relates the story of the Great Railway Transportation Crisis of 1917-1918. There is also a graphical explanation of PTC and advice on safe use of capstan carpullers.
To download entire 8 page document click on the image to the left. To download individual parts, click on desired articles below.
Page 1 and 2 Article: Log-Jam
Positive Train Control
Safe Use of Capstan Carpullers
Page 1: Railroad Safety
Page 2-3: Derailments
Page 4: Rail Yard Hazards