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Railfan & Railroad May 2022

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Features:

Iowa Northernby Jim Rowland — Given up for dead by Chicago & North Western, the former Chicago Great Western Oelwein Sub is thriving under Iowa Northern management.

Urban Railroadingby Henry Dell — Shifting economies and increased gentrification have all but eliminated urban freight service in Chicago and Milwaukee.

CN’s Fox Valley Finaleby Liam Hoffmann — Looking at the final months of Canadian National operation on some Wisconsin branch lines recently purchased by Watco.

The New Queen of Elyby Justin Franz — Nevada Northern Railway marked the restoration of 2-8-0 81, retired since 1958, with a special winter photo charter.

Longview Localby Robert W. Scott — Like turning back the clock, this Seattle-area Union Pacific local is home to standard-cab diesels and a classic caboose.

Departments:

Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead

High Iron/railroaders share their stories: Bruce Butler

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/Gary Pancavage

Preservation Topics/this stuff is old, man: Richard Beal

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