Volume 40, No. 4
Southern Pacific’s Sprint to the Finish
by Steve Jessup — With the Southern Pacific era coming to a close as the Union Pacific merger loomed on the horizon in the mid-1990s, real main line action could be found on the Sunset Route in Arizona.
by Frank Keller — From Colorado to Alaska (with stops in between), Frank Keller has captured the stark beauty of railroading in the mountains.
by Michael T. Burkhart — With the former steel mill site set for redevelopment, another piece of Delaware’s industrial history fades away.
The Griffins Line
by Adam Twombly — This former New Haven branch line twists through the back streets and suburbs of Hartford, Connecticut.
Sandaoling Steam Finale
by Matthew Watson — Steam makes its last stand at the Sandaoling coal mine where beefy 2-8-2s with familiar American lines serve out their days.
Reflections of the Credit Valley
by Stephen Host — Without political support from the town, the scenic 60 Orangeville-Brampton Railway reaches the end of the line.
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
Camera Bag/photography tips and techniques
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