Railfan & Railroad July 2023


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KCS Farewell • by Kevin EuDaly — Kansas City Southern passes into history and we celebrate the memories across the decades, with an intimate look through the eyes of a longtime fan.

SEPTA at 40 • by Patrick J. Yough — Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority has met the challenges of unifying two separate commuter rail systems serving the Philadelphia region the past 40 years.

Steamtown ‘63 • by Rick Kfoury — Before his tragic death, founder F. Nelson Blount originally envisioned Steamtown to be a regional attraction in New Hampshire before moving across the river to Vermont.

Alberta’s Scenic Three Hills Subdivision • by David Gray — While other lines around Calgary may have more traffic, Canadian National’s Three Hills Sub features spectacular scenery for railfans willing to go off the beaten path.



Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead

Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers

Transit Currents/transit news: Bob Gallegos

Railnews/top news stories and photos from our readers

Timetable/railroad event listings submitted by our readers

LocoNotes/diesel spotters: Kenneth M. Ardinger

Through My Lens/trackside memories: Kevin EuDaly

High Iron/railroaders share their stories: Peter Gores and Devan Lawton

On The Menu/railroad dining, art, and culture: James D. Porterfield

Markers/additional thoughts from your editors

Parting Shot/Erik C. Lindgren



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