Railfan & Railroad March 2018


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Trains in Tijuana • by Charles Freericks — The new Baja California Railroad is rebuilding old cross-border connections to meet demand in a new global economy.

Farewell to Philly’s Toasters • by Michael T. Burkhart — Once common up and down the Northeast Corridor, the venerable AEM-7 electrics roll off their final miles on SEPTA commuter trains.

Portfolio: My Kind of Town • by Jonathan Lee — Being influenced by the nation’s railroad capital at a young age, Jonathan Lee shares his unique take on the modern Chicago scene.

The Indiana & Ohio • by David Rohdenburg — Genesee & Wyoming’s I&O packs a lot of shortline action into a small space around Cincinnati.

The FL9 Story • by Otto M. Vondrak — When former editor Jim Boyd made his way east for the first time, he was impressed by the unique New Haven dual-mode FL9s.

Special Moments • by Steve Jessup — Special passenger trains bring an exciting and sometimes suprising respite from the endless parade of freight trains.

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