1st Quarter 2017 – Issue No. 9
by Dave Ori
Have a look at Baltimore & Ohio operations in and around M&K Junction during the Chessie System years on the old Cumberland to St. Louis main line. Although the area is best known for coal drags, there were also trailer trains and standard freights using this important corridor at the time.
by Olev Taremae
Pay a short visit to the original Maryland & Pennsylvania “Ma & Pa” Railroad, a classic short line based out of York, Pennsylvania.
Winter in the West
The wide open spaces of the western and midwestern United States makes for some very challenging, yet beautiful, winter operations. Get a good look at how the western half of the country deals with cold temperatures and heavy snowfalls. Great for railfan photographers, rough for railroaders.
The Railroad of My Youth
by Mike Bednar
The author tells tales and offers photos of the Lehigh Valley, the railroad that ran through his backyard as a youth, and follows up with its eventual removal by Conrail.
Antiques RailRoadshow — Legacy paint scheme sightings
Car Corner — Unique freight and passenger cars
E.O.T. — A humorous or unusual railroad photograph
Quiz — Test your knowledge
Write-of-Way — Our readers respond!
Close, But No Cigar! — A photograph that is almost perfect, except for…
Links to the Past — Moments long gone, live on through the lens of a camera
Odds & Endcabs — These are not your typical cookie-cutter locomotives and rolling stock
People — Lively additions to spice up rail photos
Sign Language — Interesting signage found along the right of way
The Scenic Route — Beautiful scenes from around the railroad world
Time Machine — Timeless views of your favorite railroads from long ago or yesterday