Travel: Back to the Old Values

A lot of passengers have complaints about railroads, and few have the opportunity to do anything about it. One passenger who is an avid railroad enthusiast recently traveled from Chicago to Washington on the B. & O.'s crack Capitol Limited. "The train traveled so fast through the Alleghenies that I found it difficult to sleep or shave, much less keep my coffee in its cup," complained Jervis Langdon Jr. Since he happens to be president of the B. & O., he forthwith ordered engineers to slow down. Trains, he argued, should go back...

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