Railfan & Railroad August 2023
Scranton Homecoming for Alco PA • by Otto M. Vondrak — Doyle McCormack’s Alco PA arrives in Scranton, Pa., to put the finishing touches on the restoration started two decades ago.
Canton Railroad • by Bob Kaplan and Jim Kleeman — The future looks bright for this busy short line railroad serving industry in and around Baltimore.
New Orleans Streetcar Success Story • by Isaac Fulford — Nearly given up for dead more than 50 years ago, New Orleans’ network of historic streetcars is stronger than ever.
Photo Line: Storm Light on the Front Range • by Erik C. Lindgren — Chasing storms and chasing trains often go hand in hand as one photographer captures Colorado’s dramatic weather.
Railfan Guide to Sacramento • by Adam Pizante — From Union Pacific and BNSF to Amtrak and light rail, there’s something for everyone visiting California’s capital city.
Departures/commentary: Alexander Benjamin Craghead
Destinations/diversions and detours: Jason Paul Sailer
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/Steve Bradley
Preservation Topics/the world of railway preservation: Joseph Zadeh
Railnews/top news stories and reader-submitted photos
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