Railroads Illustrated December 2012
Union Pacific in Northeast Kansas Winters • by Carl Graves — Northern Kansas is not rotary snowplow country, but winter occasionally provides an idea setting: bright sun, white ground and yellow engines.
McCloud Excursion • by Gordon Glattenberg — The snows in Northern California can wreak havoc with a freight schedule but McCloud Railroad uses the winter buildup as a backdrop for some spectacular winter excursions.
Celestial Dandruff • by Ron Flanary — Fifty years of central Appalachian winter railroading.
Pocatello Drifts • by Bob Davis — The high country around Kemmerer, Wyoming and between Cokeville, Wyoming and Lava Hot Springs, Idaho usually has plenty of snow to provide some good winter railfanning.
Consolation Prize at Foster • by George Pitarys — A seemingly unfortunate turn of events led to a backup plan that culminated in a classic scene of 1970s Canadian winter railroading.
Opening Shots • by Ron Flanary
CTC Board—Current news items.
Parting Shot • by Mike Danneman