Volume 38, No. 1
Dakota, Missouri Valley & Western
by Robert W. Scott — Since taking on 360 miles of former Soo Line tracks spun off by Canadian Pacific in 1990, the Dakota, Missouri Valley & Western Railroad has provided an essential service hauling agricultural goods and general freight in the High Plains.
by Olev Taremae — The mid-sized General Electric “Baby Boat” diesels found few buyers in the railway market, but a huge following with fans.
Portfolio: Jersey Boy
by Michael Sullivan — Michael Sullivan finds beauty in the gritty world of urban railroading in the shadow of the Big Apple.
by Jeff Mast — Suburban politics and funding conflicts spelled the end of Detroit’s popular 26-mile commuter line to Pontiac in 1983.
Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead
Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers: Eric Berger
Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos
Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Don Phillips
Railroadiana/new product, book, and video reviews
Timetable/railroad event listings submitted by our readers
LocoNotes/diesel spotters: Kenneth M. Ardinger
Through My Lens/trackside adventures and memories: Kevin EuDaly
On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield
Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: David C. Lester
Markers/editorial commentary and musings
Parting Shot/Stephen Host