June 2019: Davis Strench takes us on a tour of the CSX P&A Subdivision through Florida’s Panhandle along the Gulf Coast. We swing through historic Strasburg, Pennsylvania, one of the stops on our upcoming fall heritage tour. Bruce Kelly looks back at his time in Attica, while James Belmont shares his Portfolio of classic photography from scenic Utah. All this and more in the May issue of Railfan & Railroad!

This Month

June 2019

Volume 38, No. 6


Features

CSX in the Florida Panhandle

by Davis Strench — Change is in the air for this former Louisville & Nashville route across Florida’s Gulf Coast as CSX prepares to sell the line to a new short line operator.

Portfolio: Decades of Change in Utah

by James Belmont — From the Rio Grande Zephyr to a new streetcar line in Salt Lake City, Utah has seen a lot of change in the past five decades.

A Visit to Strasburg

by Kurt R. Bell — The Keystone State’s rail history center is home to Strasburg Rail Road and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

Progress

by David S. Patch — Modernization continues to strip classic signal hardware from the main lines, and the old Chesapeake & Ohio is no exception.

My Time in Attica

by Bruce E. Kelly — Thirty years ago, the former Erie Railroad main line in New York was home to Conrail, Susquehanna, and Canadian Pacific action.

 


Departments

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

On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield

Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: Mitch Markovitz

Markers/editorial commentary and musings

Parting Shot/Jaiden Jadczak


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