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A Train Down Memory Lane: One trader's hobby recalls a sometimes forgotten past.

Traders Magazine, March 2002

Gregory Bresiger

It was an era when transportation was more leisurely, less hurried and much more secure. There were few dangers in taking a trip. There were certainly no highjackings. Most people under 45 can't imagine it, no less remember it. Roger Sheppard, a 51-year old trader with McNamara Trading Company on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, certainly does. He remembers the great, now long forgotten, private passenger railroads of his youth - the New York Central, the Reading Railroad and the late great Pennsylvania Railroad.

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