Railfan & Railroad March 2021
The Pilbara: Magic in 2011 • by Kevin EuDaly — The striking beauty of the Western Australian desert is the perfect backdrop for heavy-haul iron ore operations using modern American export General Electric and EMD power.
Moment of Decision • by Ron Flanary — You’ve just taken a tumble during a spirited chase in the snow. The train is here! No time to reposition. What do you do?
Chase the Chewelah • by Bruce E. Kelly — This scenic former Great Northern branch in the northeastern Washington is home to A-B-B-B-A GP60s and more.
Photo Line: Along the Line • — Our readers record the unusual year that was 2020 with photos of colorful railroad action from coast to coast.
Super-7 Saga • by Gordon Lloyd Jr. — General Electric’s Super-723B rebuild program offered an inexpensive power solution for short lines and Class Is alike.
Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead
LocoNotes/diesel spotters: Kenneth M. Ardinger
Markers/additional thoughts from your editors
Parting Shot/Pete Swanson
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
Scan Man/the world of railroad radio: Vincent Reh
Technology/how it works: David C. Lester
Through My Lens/trackside memories: Kevin EuDaly
Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos