Volume 38, No. 8
by Steve Schmollinger — This busy crossing just north of Fort Worth hosts BNSF Railway and Union Pacific, as well as short line Fort Worth & Western. Amtrak and Grapevine Railroad passenger trains add to the interesting mix of traffic, making this a great spot for relaxed train watching.
2019 Centerspread Contest Winners
With so many exciting photos to choose from, only one can occupy the coveted centerspread position.
Rumford Branch Revival
by George and Kathy Melvin — Pan Am Railways responds as reactivated paper mills along the Maine Central Rumford Branch demand service.
How the West was Done: Part 2
by Mike Schafer — Our young adventurers wrap up their whirlwind tour of Western railroading during the summer of 1969.
Amtrak Returns to Roanoke
by Eric Miller — This latest extension of the popular Northeast Regional service brings Amtrak back to the Star City for the first time since 1979.
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
Markers/editorial commentary and musings