Railroads Illustrated December 2008

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Features:

Pausing for a Commercial (Street) Break • by Al Crossley— A May day in 1980 proved to be a heyday for this Alco lover.

Alcos & Elevators • by Trevor Sokolan— A look at the Great Western Railway of southwestern Saskatchewan.

Southland Alcos • by Marcus Stevens— An ordinary day on Ontario Southland's Guelph Junction Railway is just like an ordinary day on any other CP branchline in the 1980s; except the 1980s were over 20 years ago.

Heartland Alcos • by Steve Smedley— Rare diesels and more at an Illinois "jewel in the rough."

Pat Connors • by Stephan M. Koenig— Pat is a member of Alco's last generation.

First Class Photo Section— Sample a variety of Alcos from across North America.

Departments:

Opening Shot • by John Woodlock

CTC Board — Current news items.

Parting Shot • by Chip Sherman