Tom Rice honored in Waycross : LUSENET : ACL and SAL Railroads Historical Society : One Thread

W. Thomas Rice, former president of the ACL and SCL, was honored yesterday at the 25th anniversary celebration of Rice Yard's completion at Waycross. The yard was named for Rice, who is 91 years young and lives in Richmond. Rice became president of the ACL in 1957 and continued as president of SCL for a number of years after the 1967 merger. As part of the event, CSX unveiled a locomotive named for Rice. This story in the Jacksonville Times-Union has more details:

-- Larry Goolsby (, April 18, 2003

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