Railfan & Railroad November 2016
Reprieve for The Chief • by Marc Glucksman — Thanks to cooperation from state and local governments, the route of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief over Raton Pass is secure.
Hamilton Industrial District • by Stephen C. Host — This Canadian city on the shores of Lake Ontario offers many colorful railroad operations for the visiting railfan to explore.
Shasta Cascade • by Robert W. Scott — This former Southern Pacific route in the shadow of Mount Shasta remains an important freight conduit for Union Pacific’s northwestern traffic.
27th Street, Kansas City • by Carl Graves — This little-known modern-day triple crossing in Kansas City is a busy junction of Class Is, Amtrak, and terminal railroading.