Railfan & Railroad November 2016


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Reprieve for The Chief • by Marc Glucksman — Thanks to cooperation from state and local governments, the route of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief over Raton Pass is secure.

Hamilton Industrial District • by Stephen C. Host — This Canadian city on the shores of Lake Ontario offers many colorful railroad operations for the visiting railfan to explore.

Shasta Cascade • by Robert W. Scott — This former Southern Pacific route in the shadow of Mount Shasta remains an important freight conduit for Union Pacific’s northwestern traffic.

27th Street, Kansas City • by Carl Graves — This little-known modern-day triple crossing in Kansas City is a busy junction of Class Is, Amtrak, and terminal railroading.

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