National Geographic : 1952 May
mu -m m1 Things are UP and ... down South! SOUTHERN RAILWAY SYSTEM WASHINGTON, D. C. ' ' T UP OOK at any chart recording the amazing industrial development of the modern Southland. You'll notice that production is UP, industrial construction is UP, plant enlargements are UP. Construction contracts in the South last year totaled an all-time high of $51/2 billion. Industrial contracts of more than $21/4 billion were double those of the previous year. Expansion in the Southland's chemical and metals industries alone reached multi-million dollar proportions in the year just past. All signs point to still more business activity, still greater industrial growth and opportunities, in the Southland served by the Southern Railway System. But why not see for yourself? .. "Look Ahead - Look South!" ' President 'he Southern Serves the South Mention the National Geographic-It identifies you I. OF'