Railfan & Railroad July 2021


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Canadian National Dundas Subby Marcus Stevens — This busy subdivision hosts a variety of freight and passenger traffic in Southern Ontario.

SPSF: Shouldn’t Paint so Fastby Elrond Lawrence — Beginning in fall 1985, Southern Pacific and Santa Fe quickly rolled out their bright new merger image, never thinking their proposal would be denied. For trackside railfans, it meant an uncertain future for two giants of the West.

Alco Parts and EMD Heartsby Steve McKay — These vintage Ann Arbor Geeps are still going strong in home territory, now operated by Great Lakes Central.

Photo Line: Paul Stringhamby Mike Raia — Paul Stringham captured a wide variety of steam, diesel, and electric action throughout the American Midwest.

Second Lives for Executive Fsby Steve Barry — Former Norfolk Southern executive F-units find new homes on short lines in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.


Camera Bag/tips and techniques: Dennis A. Livesey

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/George Li

Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers

Railroadiana/new product, book, and video reviews

Through My Lens/trackside memories: Kevin EuDaly

Timetable/railroad event listings submitted by our readers

Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos

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