2nd QUARTER 2020: Carl Graves takes us on a trackside tour of the busy Union Pacific corridor through northeast Kansas in the 1970s, while David Baer and Edward A. Horn spend a busy morning along the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac at Alexandria, Va., in 1973. Olev Taremae shares memories of a special trip across Pennsylvania in 1979, while Mike Bednar remembers what it was like to witness Conrail in transition at the dawn of the 1980s. All this and more in the 2nd Quarter 2020 issue of Trains & Railroads of the Past!
Alexandria, Virginia, located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., was the north end of the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad. Photographer Edward W. Horm lived in the Alexandria area before moving to Pittsburgh. These pictures highlight some of his photographic talents, including one memorable trip to Alexandria in 1973.
White River Productions has added Railpace Newsmagazine to the company’s family of publications. The agreement between Railpace, Inc., and WRP was completed Monday, January 20, 2020.
My first real exposure to live freight trains happened in Cincinnati, Ohio, where I would visit my grandparents often. It became obvious to me that Cincinnati was a huge hub for railroads with Chessie System, Norfolk & Western, Southern, Conrail, and Louisville & Nashville.