Railfan & Railroad November 2020
Reading & Northern Coal Country • by C.N. Southwell — Six weeks spent exploring the Reading & Northern lines in Pennsylvania’s anthracite region was an eye-opening experience.
Portraits of Railroading: Night Trains • compiled by James D. Porterfield — Twelve artists in various mediums illustrate the intrigue, adventure, and drama of railroading at night.
Sugar Rush in South Florida • by Barton Jennings — Based in Clewiston, Fla., U.S. Sugar Corp. operates a unique 300-mile network hauling sugarcane to the mills.
Designing BNSF’s 25th Anniversary Units • by Stephen M. Priest — A peek behind the scenes as this special anniversary project took shape from drawing board to reality.
24 Hours on Tennessee Pass • by Jeff Simley — In the 1990s, more than 20 Southern Pacific trains a day 64 crossed Colorado’s famed Tennessee Pass.
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/Dave Blazejewski
Rail Technology/how it works: David C. Lester
Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers
Railroadiana/new product, book, and video reviews
Scan Man/the world of railroad radio: Vincent Reh
Through My Lens/trackside memories: Kevin EuDaly
Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos