3rd QUARTER 2022: This view from the EE county road overpass in Lanagan, Missouri, shows three white EMDs led by SD50 #704 pushing a southbound Kansas City Southern loaded Powder River Basin coal train in October 1991. Our latest issue features Kansas City Southern “White Knights,” freight railroading in the metro New York/New Jersey region in the 1970s and Mike Bednar describes the “Usual Suspects,” Lehigh Valley train crewmembers in 1972. All this and more in the 3rd Quarter 2022 issue of Trains & Railroads of the Past!

Kansas City Southern “White Knights”

Kansas City Southern “White Knights”

Looking back at the era of Kansas City Southern “White Knights” in the 1970s and 1980s, where every locomotive was snow white with a large red “KCS” logo on the flank.


1972 and the “Usual Suspects” on the Lehigh Valley

1972 and the “Usual Suspects” on the Lehigh Valley

Photographing the close friends we railfanned with were just as important as the trains we chased on the Lehigh Valley in 1972.


New York and New Jersey Area Freight Action

New York and New Jersey Area Freight Action

The New York and New Jersey metropolitan area was home to a variety of colorful freight operations on both sides of the Hudson River.


White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions has acquired Diesel Era from Withers Publishing, naming Tony Cook as the new editor of the quarterly publication.


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