Railroads Illustrated February 2011
It Was A Very Alco Year • by George Pitarys — Alco may be long gone, but their product still plies the rails in pockets across North America. A year spent searching out and visiting these sanctuaries was a year well spent.
Modoc Reprieve • by Scott Lothes — A pipeline project helps bring new life to a remote railroad.
Quad Cities • by Steve Schmollinger — The area around Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline, Illinois, the Quad Cities, plays host to the intersection of two of the most interesting regional railroads in North America: Iowa Interstate and Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern.
Iowa Interstate's 4th Division • by Mark Hall — The former Rock Island's east-west mainline through Iowa is still alive with Iowa Interstate serving the former Iowa Railroad trackage.
Opening Shot • by Scott Lothes
CTC Board—Current news items.
Parting Shot • by Scott Lothes