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Railfan & Railroad February 2015

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Clearing the Southland • by Marcus W. Stevens — Snow plow trains can be elusive due to the whims of weather and scheduling, but a 2014 trip to southern Ontario provided plenty of action.

Portfolio: Boston & Albany • by Brian Solomon — See why this New England railroad with a long history and a dramatic mountain crossing has inspired photographers for generations.

Union Pacific’s Altoona Sub • by Michael Bargmann — The former Chicago & North Western line across Wisconsin is part of the shortest route between Chicago and the Twin Cities.

In Focus: Texas Transportation Co. • by Michael Burkhart — The ghosts of the last electric railroad in Texas remain around San Antonio’s historic Pearl Brewery site.