In this Issue
BNSF is terminating the lease of the West’s most-loved regional railroad. Why we’ll miss it.
A family-owned and -operated railroad survives, hauling critical minerals
City-owned Tacoma Rail is a conduit for intermodal and much more
Rainier Rail builds tracks, gains new customers, and looks for more growth opportunities
Through innovation and hard work, West Michigan Railroad Co. went from a dead line to a roaring success
Born in Chicago, indoctrinated in railroading by his dad, Steven J. Brown rode many Midwestern steam excursions as a child. He picked up a camera in his teens during the 1970s to make a record of the rapidly disappearing railroad scene. His photography has been used by railroads and agencies including VIA Rail, Amtrak, Sound Transit, BNSF, Union Pacific, Metra, Washington State Ferries, plus many trade and fan magazines.
In every issue
News p. 4
- Parties line up to seek conditions for CP-KCS merger
Preservation p. 42
- Museum works to save two rare NYC electric locomotives
Train-Watching p. 46
Short line: Burlington Junction Railway