DECEMBER 2019: Emily Moser explores the history of Detroit’s Michigan Central Station, and its close relationship with the design and development of New York’s Grand Central Terminal. Adam Twombly takes us on a tour of Providence & Worcester operations in central Connecticut, while Carl Graves looks back at Burlington Northern action along the Upper Mississippi. Ride Budd RDC’s in Portland commuter service, and see how Chicago’s Metra supports an important children’s charity at Christmastime. All this and more in the November issue of Railfan & Railroad!
In the freight railroad business it’s often difficult to determine what’s really going on. For instance, freight business is down all over the country in the last year. But is this something serious or just a temporary blip?