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! AUGUST 2018:
Part of a fleet of steam locomotives ordered from Alco in 1922, narrow gauge K-28 2-8-2 no. 476 would enjoy a long career for the Rio Grande and later the Durango & Silverton.
Built up along the James River, approximately 200,000 residents call Richmond, Va., home. The city may be small, but has an abundant amount of CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Amtrak trains to photograph.
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.
Steilacoom is a wonderful town for photography. Bridge 14 just north of town is a bizarre lift bridge, and just north of there is the Chambers Bay golf course and park that has numerous photo angles.
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Completed by Illinois Railway Museum volunteers and unveiled to the public early this summer, the museum’s new showpiece is Rock Island EMD GP7 4506.
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Damaged by fire in 2004, the former Ontario & Western headquarters in Middletown, N.Y., is now back in the hands of the city, seeking a redevelopment proposal.
June 19, 2018
Ford Motor Company announced their plans today to renovate the landmark Michigan Central Station as part of a program to not only relocate various engineering divisions but also to create a new beacon for community development on Detroit’s south side.
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