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Railroads Illustrated February 2013


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Take a Ride on the Surf Lineby John Totten — The Surf Line, Santa Fe's former 4th District nicknamed for its proximity to the Pacific Ocean, had a life's story typical of American passenger train service; a story of birth, growth and decline. But now the line has been reborn in a big way.

East to West with Z-Trains & Hand-Thrown Switchesby Paul Walters — Oklahoma's Avard Subdivision has served three railroads, Frisco, BN and currently BNSF. Its 150-mile east-west journey from Tulsa to Avard, Oklahoma includes nearly every main line operating practice imaginable.


Opening Shotby Jonathan Wright

CTC Board—Current news items.

Parting Shotby Mike Schaller

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