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!

476: A Legend Reborn

476: A Legend Reborn

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.


Rails Around Richmond

Rails Around Richmond

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 prepares for Expansion

The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum prepares for Expansion

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.


Rails Along Puget Sound

Rails Along Puget Sound

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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