Railroads & Locomotives Preview December 2023 Classic Trains content

Preview December 2023 Classic Trains content

By Brian Schmidt | November 26, 2023

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Preview Classic Trains’ December 2023 content

 

Here’s a preview of what’s coming in the next month. Become a Trains.com member so you don’t miss any of this great content! If you have a story suggestion, email editor@classictrainsmag.com

 

The EMC TA Diesel – A Locomotive That Kind of Did It

Streamlined EMC TA Diesel locomotive with passenger train on curve
The Rock Island’s TAs appear at first glance like early E units, but they are shorter and ride on four-wheel trucks. Rock Island photo

An early passenger diesel, the TA was a Rock Island oddity

 

Overnight Amtrak trains in 1991

A diesel-powered passenger train crosses a long bridge over a river
Amtrak’s Capitol Limited makes its eastbound stop at Harpers Ferry, W.Va. in the early 1990s. Mike Danneman photo

A review of the Amtrak long-distance fleet still shows much variety for railfans and the traveling public

 

Chicago & North Western’s bilevel ‘Flambeau 400’

Yellow-and-green passenger train at station by grade crossing
C&NW’s two-car Flambeau 400 picks up passengers at Rhinelander, Wis., on Sept. 3, 1964. J. David Ingles photo

Passengers enjoyed top service between Chicago and northern Wisconsin on bilevel equipment

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