Volume 37, No. 12
St. Maries River Keeps on Rollin’
by Bruce E. Kelly — One of the last lumber lines of the Pacific Northwest, the St. Maries River Railroad continues the traditions established by its Milwaukee Road predecessor as it hauls finished wood products from the northern Idaho mill to the outside world.
by Carl Graves — Brand-new General Electric AC4400CWs were the shot in the arm Southern Pacific needed to modernize its diesel fleet in the 1990s.
by Steve Barry — We turn back the clock during a weeklong photo charter spectacular spanning three steam heritage operations in Oregon.
The Historic CSX James River Sub
by John Leopard — This former Chesapeake & Ohio coal route follows the river valley as it winds through the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia.
Remembering John Gruber
by Otto M. Vondrak — John Gruber’s work in the early 1960s was only a small part of his legacy that influenced generations of photographer.
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
Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: James D. Porterfield
Markers/editorial commentary and musings