Railfan & Railroad May 2023


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Metro-North at 40by Otto M. Vondrak — Approaching middle age, the venerable commuter railroad faces some new challenges with reduced ridership in the wake of a post-pandemic world.

Eastern Idahoby James R. Doughty — This busy short line features an all-EMD roster serving small farming towns in the Magic Valley of southern Idaho.

A Decade of D&H Alco PAsby Otto M. Vondrak — The arrival of four Alco PAs in 1967 ushered in a decade of colorful Delaware & Hudson passenger operations.

White Pass in Transitionby Gordon Lloyd Jr. — With new management come new diesels to replace White Pass & Yukon’s fleet of vintage GE and Alco units.

From B&O to BIPby Isaac Miller — This ex-Baltimore & Ohio line in West Virginia has been transformed into Belpre Industrial Parkersburg Railroad.


Camera Bag/tips and techniques: Justin Franz

Collector Corner/railroad antiques and ephemera: Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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/Matthew Robson

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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