Railfan & Railroad April 2020


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Arizona Easternby Ben Kletzer — While few have heard of Clifton, Ariz., this small desert town is home to heavy railroading action supporting the local copper industry thanks to Arizona Eastern and the connecting Morenci Industrial Railroad.

East Broad Top RevivalMichael T. Burkhart — Following a nine-year slumber, Pennsylvania’s famed East Broad Top Railroad will be fully restored to operation.

Lumbering OnGordon Lloyd Jr. — Thanks to an aggressive sales manager, a fleet of Baldwin diesels found new homes on Pacific Northwest lumber lines.

Deux-Montagnes Au Revoir?Michael Berry and Gregory Grice — Looking back at the last days of Montreal’s busiest commuter rail line before it is shut down and converted to light rail.

Chilean AdventureRobert W. Scott — Ferrocarril de Antofagasta a Bolivia traverses ruggedly 62 beautiful desert with a variety of EMD and GE export diesels.


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/Henry Bambowski

Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: Otto M. Vondrak

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

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