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2926: SO CLOSE

A Santa Fe 4-8-4 appears in the New Mexico desert

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

Santa Fe 4-8-4 No. 3751 keeps Los Angeles superheated

TAMING THE BEAST OF THE EAST

Get ready, Western Maryland Scenic. Here comes 2-6-6-2 No. 1309

BEAUTY PUT TO THE TEST

You always knew Norfolk & Western No. 611 was the best; here’s proof

DAYLIGHT RISING

From the ‘Freedom Train’ to the present, Southern Pacific No. 4449 is a star

MICHIGAN’S HARDWORKING BERKSHIRE

Pere Marquette No. 1225 puts on a show in the snow

UNION PACIFIC’S DYNAMIC DUO

With No. 844 back on the road, the focus turns to Big Boy No. 4014

COMING ATTRACTIONS

Three 4-8-4s and one 2-8-4 in the shop that you should keep an eye on

MORE THAN JUST A STEAM LOCOMOTIVE

Passenger cars back up Milwaukee Road No. 261

SECRETS OF A STEAM STAR

Shhhh!! We’ve got the goods on Southern Railway No. 4501

THE NEXT GENERATION

Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 No. 765 stays relevant

TO ABSENT FRIENDS

A salute to big locomotives that dazzled us but, sadly, are silent once more