Dennis William Brosnan
Dennis William Brosnan, born April 14, 1903, began his life as an apprentice track engineer. Eventually, he became the president and CEO of Southern Railway Company, which is now part of Norfolk Southern Corporation.
The following short biography appeared in the January 9, 2001, edition of Trains Magazine, as part of an article titled, "Legendary Railroaders: Ten Individuals Who Transformed 20th Century Railroading." The author, Bill Schafer, currently serves as the Director of Development for the Tennessee Valley Railroad and is the retired Director of Strategic Planning for Norfolk Southern Corporation.