APRIL 2019: David Hawkins takes flight over the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, exploring passenger, freight and transit operations from the air. John Leopard takes us on a tour of the colorful West Virginia short line South Branch Valley Railroad, while Jim Porterfield explores the artistry of American postage stamps in “Portraits of Railroading.” All this and more in the April issue of Railfan & Railroad!
Morgan wrote with such grace that he created a whole generation of prolific railfan writers. Ask anyone now at his old magazine; they believe it would have gone out of business decades ago without Morgan’s talent.
For every mile of track in a famous part of a mountain pass, for every mile of record-breaking tunnel or perilously high bridge, there are tens of thousands of miles of structures that are lesser known, unsung, yet just as worth visiting.