Railfan & Railroad December 2020


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BNSF Railway Seligman Subdivisionby Ray Lewis — Stretching across desert floors, negotiating through rugged canyons, and navigating dense forests, the nearly 283-mile BNSF Seligman Sub continues to offer exceptional vantage points of contemporary railroad operations.

Connections: 2020 CRPA Contest Winners • The judging panel reviewed 287 submissions from 116 photographers interpreting the “Connections” theme.

Seattle Railfan Guideby Robert W. Scott — Great scenery combined with diverse operations makes the Emerald City a prime railfan location in the Pacific Northwest.

Seattle Transit Guideby David Honan — A visiting railfan should not overlook Seattle and Tacoma’s expanding transit system, which also has a rich history.

KCS: White to Grayby Carl Graves — Looking back at Kansas City Southern’s transition from “white to gray” as part of its modernization in the late 1980s.


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/William Diehl

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

The High Iron/railroaders share their stories: George Melvin

Through My Lens/trackside memories: Kevin EuDaly

Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos

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