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Member Since 27 Jun 2012
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About Me

Garl Boyd Latham is a career Railroader, with almost 40 years of professional experience in both freight and passenger operations.

Garl is the owner of Latham Railway Services, a Texas-based planning and consulting firm.


His background includes 10 years with the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) and 5 years at Dallas Area Rapid Transit, where he received the "Golden Star" - DART's highest-level employee award. In the course of his career, he has made numerous radio, television and personal appearances throughout North America.

Garl currently serves as Vice President of the Texas Association of Railroad Passengers. 

A respected railroad historian, Garl is considered one of the foremost authorities on classic Santa Fe Railway passenger operations - especially their famed flagship train, the Super Chief.

To date, he has traveled more than 350,000 miles by train.

A native of Dallas and a fifth-generation Texan, Garl currently resides in Bexar County with his wife Michele and their daughters Gracie and Phoebe.


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