Railfan & Railroad January 2018
Cold California Nights • by James Schlinger — Since the first lines over the mountains were established in the 1860s, railroaders face a relentless battle with severe winter weather.
The Clinchfield Rides Again • by Steve Barry — Pinch yourselves: A restored cab unit and repainted SD45 stand-in help lead the 75th annual Santa Train on the old Clinchfield Railroad.
R.J. Corman’s Cleveland Line • by John Leopard — This former Baltimore & Ohio line features classic signals, rural and city scenes, and colorful diesel power serving northeastern Ohio.
Vintage GEs in West Tennessee • by Nikos Kavoori — Former Illinois Central and Gulf, Mobile & Ohio lines are host to a healthy roster of General Electric Dash-7 series locomotives.