Volume 37, No. 6
The Peninsula Before the Wires
by C.N. Southwell — The Peninsula Commutes have been part of San Francisco’s railroading heritage for more than 150 years. With Caltrain embarking on an aggressive project to electrify the corridor, images of F40s hauling bi-levels through the last vestiges of classic Southern Pacific scenes will soon be lost forever.
by Jim Kleeman and Bill Kalkman — The Delmarva Peninsula has never ranked very high on the list of railfanning hot spots. It has moved up a few notches since the Delmarva Central began operations with its fleet of classic EMDs.
Portraits of Railroading: Colorful Freight
What does “colorful freight” mean to you? From traditional to avant-garde, we asked 12 artists to contribute their works that best illustrate this concept.
by Gavin Wilkes and Tyler Nolan — As part of Norfolk Southern’s intermodal Heartland Corridor between Norfolk and Chicago, this former coalfield district now sees more traffic than ever before.
Departures/commentary: Steve Barry
Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers
Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos
Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon
Railroadiana/new product, book, and video reviews
Timetable/railroad event listings submitted by our readers
LocoNotes/diesel spotters: Kenneth M. Ardinger
Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: Matt Donnelly
Markers/editorial commentary and musings
Classifieds/the railfan marketplace