Railfan & Railroad June 2019

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CSX in the Florida Panhandleby Davis Strench — Change is in the air for this former Louisville & Nashville route across Florida’s Gulf Coast as CSX prepares to sell the line to a new short line operator.

Portfolioby James Belmont — From the Rio Grande Zephyr to a new streetcar line in Salt Lake City, Utah has seen a lot of change in the past five decades.

A Visit to Strasburgby Kurt R. Bell — The Keystone State’s rail history center is home to Strasburg Rail Road and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

Progressby David S. Patch — Modernization continues to strip classic signal hardware from the main lines, and the old Chesapeake & Ohio is no exception.

My Time in Atticaby Bruce E. Kelly — Thirty years ago, the former Erie Railrod main line in New York was home to Conrail, Susquehanna, and Canadian Pacific action.


Camera Bag/tips and techniques: Dennis A. Livesey

Capitol Lines/commentary from Washington: Don Phillips

Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead

LocoNotes/diesel spotters: Kenneth M. Ardinger

Markers/additional thoughts from your editors

On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield

Parting Shot/Lance Shott

Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: Mitch Markovitz

Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers

Railroadiana/new product, book, and video reviews

Through My Lens/trackside memories: Kevin EuDaly

Timetable/railroad event listings submitted by our readers

Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos