Railfan & Railroad October 2020
Portfolio: Footprints in the Wind • by Ken Karlewicz — What is it like to rediscover a passion for railroad photography after an absence of nearly 25 years?
Later, Gator • by Gordon Lloyd Jr. — Alco’s entry into the horsepower wars included beefy six-axle RSD-12 and RSD-15 road switchers. Where are they now?
Alco Inspiration • by Ron Flanary — A Louisville & Nashville RS-3 captured at speed was inspired by the exciting pan photography of J. Parker Lamb.
Enlisted Alco: The MRS-1 • by R. Craig Rutherford — Designed for wartime use overseas, these unique Alco units saw the majority of their service during domestic peacetime.
Elderberry Memories • by David Baer — This short-lived Alco-powered tourist operation ran out of 64 Carrollton, Ohio, from 1997 through 2003.
Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead
High Iron/railroaders share their stories: Doug Jolley
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/Tim Stockwell
Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: Justin Franz
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