Railfan & Railroad January 2000


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Dilworth's "Ugly Duckling"by Jim Boyd — Honoring EMD's revolutionary GP7 on its 50th Anniversary.

The Texas Panhandle, Part Oneby Keel Middleton — Part One of a two-part look at railroading in the Texas Panhandle focuses on the fascinating variety of operations in the Amarillo area.

East Branch & Lincoln No.5 Steams Againby Frederick G. Bailey — A nearly 100-year-old saddletanker is fired up in New Hampshire.

Railroad Tube Testby Walter Weart — Behind the scenes at the FRA/AAR test facility in Pueblo, Colorado.

A Winter Dayby Bradley McClelland — Ohio shortline Great Miami & Western provides the setting for the writer's post-blizzard adventure in railfan photography.

Narrow Gauge Splendorby Steve Barry — A glorious weekend of photo freights on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic.


Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace

Book Depot/railroad book mart

Camera Bag/tips and techniques: Jim Boyd

The Engineer's Seat/life in the cab by Thomas D. Dressler

Fanmail/letters from readers

Final Frame

Lineside Legacy/preservation news by Jeff Terry

Markers/editorial commentary

Museum & Tourist Line Directory

On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield

Publisher's Desk/commentary by: Hal Carstens

Railfanning Is/humor

Railfun/cartoon by Curt Katz

Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers

Railroadiana/new product, book, and video reviews

Timetable/railroad event listings submitted by our readers

Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk

Videos/videotape reviews

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