Railfan & Railroad June 2020
Coronavirus and the Railroads • by Justin Franz — With restrictions in place due to stay-at-home orders across the country, the effects are being felt in every corner of the railroad industry.
The New Haven Goes Back to Cape Cod • by John Kittredge — Almost sixty years later, classic New Haven FL9s return to home rails to haul seasonal excursions on Cape Cod.
Portfolio: Unfinished Business • by Elrond Lawrence — Los Angeles continues to be a city of contrasts, blending themes of modern and classic railroad action.
Fillmore & Western • by Michael Sadovnick — Hollywood’s movie railroad has experienced growth hosting excursions on the old Southern Pacific Santa Paula Branch.
GMD-1 Resurrection • by Stephen Host — Uniquely Canadian switchers, once retired, are reappearing on local trains and in the yards.
Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead
High Iron/railroaders share their stories: Tom Carver
LocoNotes/diesel spotters: Kenneth M. Ardinger
Markers/additional thoughts from your editors
On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield
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
Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos