APRIL 2020: Ben Kletzer takes us to Clifton, Arizona, a small desert town home to heavy railroading action supporting the local copper industry thanks to Arizona Eastern and the Morenci Industrial Railroad. Robert Scott takes us to the other side of the world to visit Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia traverses in Chile, while Michael Berry and Gregory Grice tour Montreal’s busy Deux Montagnes commuter rail line before it is converted to light rail. All this and more in the April issue of Railfan & Railroad!

Deux Montagnes Line Au Revoir?

Deux Montagnes Line Au Revoir?

Canada’s only heavy rail electrified passenger line is set to be converted to light rail within a couple of years, with drastic changes already taking place.


Arizona Eastern Railway

Arizona Eastern Railway

Two railroads meet in Clifton, Arizona, to serve the vital copper industry, Arizona Eastern Railway and Freeport-McMoRan Industrial Railroad, making the small town one of the busiest interchanges in the Southwest.


Classic Cab Units Down Under

Classic Cab Units Down Under

While all but vanished from American main lines, streamlined EMD diesels remain in daily use across portions of Genesee & Wyoming’s Australian operations.


Tribute to Siskiyou Semaphores

Tribute to Siskiyou Semaphores

Southern Pacific installed Union Switch & Signal semaphores on the Siskiyou Line in Oregon around 1912, and the last working set was removed in 2007.


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?


Is it Still a Depot?

Is it Still a Depot?

While many small-town preservationists were able to save these heavily symbolic structures, when a depot is removed from the context of the railroad, what precisely has been saved?


Explore the world of White River Productions

  • Model Railroad News
  • Railroad Model Craftsman
  • Railfan & Railroad
  • Passenger Train Journal
  • Trains and Railroads of the Past
  • Railroads Illustrated
  • On30 Annual
  • HOn30 Annual
  • HO Collector