Fall 2023

Classic Trains Summer 2023 Issue


In this Issue

Vermont Time Machine

A visit to Island Pond and the Grand Trunk Railway

It’s a Fine Pickle You’ve Gotten Us Into!

Adventures of a Rock Island yard clerk

Greetings From Beautiful Murphy Dome

There weren’t many trains in Alaska, but I managed to find at least a few when in the Air Force

A College Kid And The Old Omaha

Chicago & North Western around Eau Claire, Wis., offered plenty of distractions

What’s in a Photo: Lincoln, Neb., Revisited

The rest of the Lincoln Football Special story

Mikados for France

U.S.-built 2-8-2s saved the day for postwar French National Railways

Passenger Perspectives: Santa Fe El Capitan of 1956

The “also ran” train was far from it

WELCOME – Santa Fe’s grandest legacy

HEAD END – A potpourri of railroad history, then and now

FAST MAIL  – Letters from readers on our Summer 2023 issue

MILEPOSTS – Commentary by Kevin P. Keefe

TRUE COLOR – The morning rush in Berkeley

SHORT RAILS – Commonwealth Edison

THE WAY IT WAS – Tales from railfans and railroaders

CAR STOP – Granite City suburban service

BUMPING POST – Detroit’s Brush Street Station