June 2019: Davis Strench takes us on a tour of the CSX P&A Subdivision through Florida’s Panhandle along the Gulf Coast. We swing through historic Strasburg, Pennsylvania, one of the stops on our upcoming fall heritage tour. Bruce Kelly looks back at his time in Attica, while James Belmont shares his Portfolio of classic photography from scenic Utah. All this and more in the May issue of Railfan & Railroad!

CSX in the Florida Panhandle

CSX in the Florida Panhandle

With the arrival of Precision Scheduled Railroading, CSX has doubled down on efforts to streamline its system, and once again, the fate of CSX’s operations in western Florida is up in the air.


A Boston Memory

A Boston Memory

Boston is an old city, with a history that stretches back nearly 400 years to its earliest days as a colonial seaport. Consolidations and closures over the years have matched the ups and downs of the local economy as fewer rail customers dictate shifting traffic patterns.


BNSF in the Columbia River Gorge

BNSF in the Columbia River Gorge

With its variety of weather and home to heavy main line railroad action, the Columbia River Gorge is a railfan’s dream. It is, indeed, a special place.


Afternoon on the Finger Lakes Railway

Afternoon on the Finger Lakes Railway

With good scenery and a rich New York Central history, a chase of train GS-2 is a perfect way to spend a Sunday on the Finger Lakes Railway.


A Wild Ride: From a 1970 Bankruptcy to NS’ Move to Atlanta

A Wild Ride: From a 1970 Bankruptcy to NS’ Move to Atlanta

When Southern Railway and Norfolk & Western merged, Norfolk was considered neutral territory for a new headquarters. Now that Norfolk Southern has been a reality for more than 30 years, it’s time to move to Atlanta.


The Transcontinental Railroad at 150

The Transcontinental Railroad at 150

Prior to the Golden Spike, U.S. railroads were typically an extension of heavy manufacturing. They were part of the same world as steel mills, coal mines, and power plants.


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