AUGUST 2018: A portion of the legendary Rio Grande narrow gauge empire lives on thanks to the efforts of Colorado’s Durango & Silverton. Jerry Day explores the history of “Sports Model” K-28 2-8-2 no. 476 and its restoration to service. Photographer C.N. Southwell takes us on a tour of the old Sacramento Northern electric line preserved by the volunteers of the Western Railway Museum in California, while Michael Harding explains Norfolk Southern’s two routes to Toledo, Ohio. All this and more in the August issue of Railfan & Railroad!
The new Conversations West 2018, to be held at the co-hosting California State Railroad Museum on September 21-22, 2018, is a full day of presentations about railroad photography and art focusing specifically on the American West.
No one told Jim Shaughnessy to go out and take great photos. He wasn’t influenced by his contemporaries. He simply followed his passions. This book is a spectacular retrospective of his work, and an overdue tribute to a photographer that has not sought the limelight, yet deserves it all the same.
The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum recently unveiled its “On the Track for the Future” capital campaign which will result in a significant expansion of the museum grounds and exhibit space.