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Re: PC: Re: PC "Pin Up"
- Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC "Pin Up"
- From: "Rick" <rkiefer@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2000 16:28:27 +0000
- Comments: Authenticated sender is <rkiefer -AT- mail.iusb.edu>
>From what I noticed about Railroad's advertisements,
based on the ones we have at the museum, they are scary
I often wondered just what kind or who they were trying to cater to.
Typical for Railroad magazine during the period. I believe their readership
was falling drastically during the period, and they resorted to 'cheesecake'
pictures to try to boost it a little. You may also notice the 'pen pal'
column in the back of the magazine is dominated by young ladies from the
If you look a little more closely at the various issues, you'll see that
there's really only a handful of different girls. The same ones show up over
Railroad originally started as a magazine for railroad workers. It later
evolved into a railfan magazine.
Peter King in NY
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