AUGUST 2020: As Canadian Pacific returns to the Pine Tree State, a father and son reflect on 25 years of changing operators on the old CP main line across the state of Maine. Adam Pizante takes us trackside to the famed Feather River Canyon in California, while Michael Burkhart takes us to the other side of the world to explore Panama’s modern railways. All this and more in the August issue of Railfan & Railroad!

NP 0-6-0 to Make Public Debut in Washington This Weekend

NP 0-6-0 to Make Public Debut in Washington This Weekend

Northern Pacific 924 was recently restored by the Northwest Railway Museum and will be making test runs in Snoqualmie on Aug. 15.


Echoes Through the Canyon: Feather River

Echoes Through the Canyon: Feather River

The Feather River Canyon first saw rails when Western Pacific was completed in 1909. Great Northern was seeking to access the California Bay Area market from Klamath Falls, Ore., and joined with Western Pacific to form the Inside Gateway, opening in 1931.


Canadian Pacific Comes Full Circle in Maine

Canadian Pacific Comes Full Circle in Maine

Almost thirty years after departing from Maine and the Canadian Maritimes, Canadian Pacific returns to its old main line cutting across the top of the Pine Tree State from Megantic to McAdam.


Steamtown’s Grand Opening 25 Years Later

Steamtown’s Grand Opening 25 Years Later

In July 1995, the grand opening of Steamtown National Historic Site became one of the biggest steam events of the 1990s in the Northeastern United States.


The Images of Ron Hill and David Mainey

The Images of Ron Hill and David Mainey

The Center for Railroad Photography & Art gives a sneak peek at its two new collections.


How Bad Are Things in Railroading Right Now?

How Bad Are Things in Railroading Right Now?

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?


SD40-2: The Workingman’s Hero

SD40-2: The Workingman’s Hero

From its 1973 introduction to the end of its run in 1989, EMD turned out almost 4,000 SD40-2s, one of the largest production runs in North American railway history.


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