Silver Leaf Rapid Transit

Silver Leaf provided regular mailing to subscribers, who paid an annual fee. The mailings included product announcements, premium items and Special Reports, containing product and other news issued between November 1964 and December 1965.

In August 1966, Special Reports were replaced by Switchtower, an 8-page 5.5 x 8.5 in. brochure.

Switchtower 1.  August 1966. Free for subscribers. 4 pp. 5.5 x 8.5".Announced The Third Rail. The pictured switchtower was at the junction of the BMT's Culver and 5th/3rd Avenue L's. The view is looking east from 36th Street station.

Switchtower 2. Fall 1966. Free for subscribers. 4 pp. 5.5 x 8.5".. Announced the never published Fall 1966 issue of The Third Rail, which was to have featured an article on the CTA, and an article on the BMT West End Line in steam days, the latter of which was published in the Third Rail Press issue #3 of The Third Rail in 1975. The cover doesn't have a switchtower, but does have a church tower with Santa piloting a BMT Triplex.

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