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Railfan & Railroad October 2022

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Features:

Batten Kill at 40by Ken Karlewicz — Almost given up for dead by Delaware & Hudson in 1982, this colorful New York short line continues to thrive 40 years later.

Oregon Alco Encountersby Tom Taylor — Two California graduates make their way north in 1970 for their first taste of heavy Alco action on the Oregon Trunk.

DL535s: Big Alco Power for Narrow Railsby Randy Babcock and Mike May — Looking to expand its operating fleet, Durango & Silverton turns to the White Pass Route for heavy MLW diesels.

Alco Hunting on the Canadian Prairiesby Trevor Sokolan — Closing out the era of Alco-MLW power on Great Western Railway with a chase across the Saskatchewan prairies.

North Country Alcos in the Snowby Douglas J. Fear — Enjoyable memories of former BC Rail MLWs tackling the wilderness of New York’s Adirondack north country.

Departments:

Camera Bag/tips and techniques: Justin Franz

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/Jennifer Al-Beik

Preservation/the world of railway preservation: Justin Franz

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