Volume 39, No. 11
Reading & Northern Coal Country
by C.N. Southwell — Six weeks spent exploring the Reading & Northern lines in Pennsylvania’s anthracite region was an eye-opening experience.
Portraits of Railroading: Night Trains
Compiled by James D. Porterfield — Twelve artists in various mediums illustrate the intrigue, adventure, and drama of railroading at night.
Sugar Rush in South Florida
by Barton Jennings — Based in Clewiston, Fla., U.S. Sugar Corp. operates a unique 300-mile network hauling sugarcane to the mills.
Designing BNSF’s 25th Anniversary Units
by Stephen M. Priest — A peek behind the scenes as this special anniversary project took shape from drawing board to reality.
24 Hours on Tennessee Pass
by Jeff Simley — In the 1990s, more than 20 Southern Pacific trains a day 64 crossed Colorado’s famed Tennessee Pass.
Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead
Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers: Eric Berger
Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos
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
Rail Technology/how it works: David C. Lester
On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield
High Iron/railroaders share their stories
Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man
Markers/editorial commentary and musings
Parting Shot/Dave Blazejewski