Volume 37, No. 8
Electric Heritage in Northern California
by C.N. Southwell — The volunteers at the Western Railway Museum picked up where the old Sacramento Northern left off, working hard to preserve Northern California’s electric railway heritage. With a diverse collection of restored equipment running through a scenic valley in a temperate climate, there’s much to attract the visiting railfan.
2018 Centerspread Contest
Out of hundreds of quality entries, only one can take the coveted centerspread location. See the results of our 2018 contest.
Two Ways to Toledo
by Michael D. Harding — Since the Conrail split in 1999, Norfolk Southern now has two ways to route westbound freight between Bellevue and Toledo.
1,000 Miles to Alamosa
by Jeff Terry — Seeking out postwar steam, the Thompson brothers made several trips from Minnesota to visit Colorado narrow gauge in the 1960s.
by Jerry B. Day — Cold for almost 20 years, the Durango & Silverton rebuilds a legendary “sport model” K-28 narrow gauge steam locomotive.
Departures/commentary: Steve Barry
Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers
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
Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: James D. Porterfield
Markers/editorial commentary and musings
Classifieds/the railfan marketplace