Railfan & Railroad February 2023


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Quincy Railroadby Adam Weidenbach — For more than 100 years, this tiny switching railroad in northern California has survived hauling finished lumber from mill to market.

Portfolio: Making Up for Lost Timeby Garry and Roz Miller — Thirty years of capturing dramatic scenes of railroading in the northwestern U.S. and Canada.

LA Metro to LAXby Michael Sadovnick — LA Metro’s newest light rail extension brings commuters within reach of one of the world’s busiest airports.

Tales of a Lanky Texanby Otto M. Vondrak — Founding editor Jim Boyd recalled restored Texas & Pacific 2-10-4 610’s brief time in the spotlight in the late 1970s.

Last Stand for Rio Grandeby Carl Graves — There was one last gasp for Rio Grande’s Aspen Gold and black as the Espee image began to take over in the 1990s.


Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead

Destinations/interesting stops along the way: Justin Franz

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/Dan Kwarciany

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

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