June 2024

The June 2024 issue of Trains Magazine.


In this Issue

Riding the Baldwin-powered Trona Railway

A 1970s cab ride on California’s remote Trona Railway, when Baldwin diesels ruled the desert

The Durango & Silverton battles back

Fire, mudslides, avalanches, and a pandemic couldn’t stop this railroad

A place called Railroad street

Once-vital corridors have turned into shadows of their former selves but still maintain vital community connections

Dire straits for the last circus train

James E. Strates’ carnival train, sidelined since 2019, tries to find its way back to the rails

In My Own Words: “What track are you on?"

Two trains and a late-night meeting — almost by accident


Images of contemporary railroading through the camera of photographer Daniel Troy

In every issue

Trains.com, p. 4

  • Looking for trains? Check out the Hot Spots section of our website, Trains.com

News, p. 6

  • Baltimore bridge disaster hits port rail service

Bill Stephens, p. 10

  • Now in vogue: Class I roads buying short lines

Preservation, p. 44

  • CPKC releases schedule for 2816 steam program

Travel, p. 46

  • London calling: Exploring one of the world’s greatest rail-road networks