Volume 37, No. 1
Cold California Nights
by James Schlinger — Since the first lines over the mountains were established in the 1860s, railroaders face a relentless battle with severe winter weather.
The Clinchfield Rides Again
by Steve Barry — Pinch yourselves: A restored cab unit and repainted SD45 stand-in help lead the 75th annual Santa Train on the old Clinchfield Railroad.
R.J. Corman’s Cleveland Line
by John Leopard — This former Baltimore & Ohio line features classic signals, rural and city scenes, and colorful diesel power serving northeastern Ohio.
by Nikos Kavoori — Former Illinois Central and Gulf, Mobile & Ohio lines are host to a healthy roster of General Electric Dash-7 series locomotives.
Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead
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
On the Menu/dining, travel, and art: James D. Porterfield
Scan Man/the world of railroad radio: Vincent Reh
Markers/editorial commentary and musings
Classifieds/the railfan marketplace