Railfan & Railroad February 2017


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Plow Extra • by Nick Benson — Snow storms can close railroads and delay freights until specialized equipment ranging from wedge plows to rotaries are called in.

Red River Railroading • by Steve Schmollinger — This 24-mile stretch of former Santa Fe mainline on the border between Texas and Oklahoma is home to a variety of modern mixed traffic.

Northern Freight • by Frank Keller — The rugged scenery and challenging weather conditions provide dramatic backdrops for Alaska Railroad freight between Anchorage and Fairbanks.

Santa Susana Pass • by Matt C. Batryn-Rodriguez — This scenic California mountain pass is the gateway for freight and passenger trains headed to and from Los Angeles.

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