Spring 2021


In this Issue

Utah in the ’70s

A transplanted railfan from Pennsylvania documented the Beehive State’s colorful railroad scene

She Jumped at the Chance to Get Home

A schedule change puts a Navy WAVE on a train that skipped her stop

First Run for an NC&StL Fireman

A trip from Nashville to Memphis on a 4-8-4 proves to be a learning experience

The Cherry Letter

A Burlington Northern security patrolman learns a lesson in safety during a stressful shipping season

Archive Treasures: Steam So Familiar Yet Distant

Long before his masterful watercolors, artist Ted Rose photographed the twilight of Mexican steam

Classic Conrail

Classic Conrail? Could there ever be such a thing?

Englewood Enchantment

A busy junction in Chicago stood out above all others for a 1940s train-watcher

What’s in a Photo?

D&H and NYC trains at Albany Union Station

Best of Everything

Two years on the Twin Cities Division: Stitching together the lines and employees of three predecessor roads

Welcome South of the border, the show went on

Head End A potpourri railroad history, then and now

Fast Mail Letters from readers on our Winter 2020 issue

True Color Canadian Pacific “Royal Hudson”

Mileposts Commentary by Kevin P. Keefe

The Way It Was Tales from railfans and railroaders

Car Stop Winnipeg trolleys

Classics Today Utah’s Heber Valley Railroad

Bumping Post Santa Fe’s Albuquerque depot