Railroads Illustrated November 2009

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Buckingham Branch Railroad • by Jeff Hawkins— From humble beginnings to being the largest shortline railroad in Virginia, BBRR has come a long way in its storied 20-year history.

Recycled • by Randy Allard— A photo essay of the afterlife of a retired locomotive.

One Fine Day in Chicago  • by Jeffrey Harwell— Even in late fall and winter, a sunny day occasional occurs in the Windy City.

Santa Fe's Ex-Pasadena Sub • by Paul Jansson— The very characteristics that gave this subdivision its railfanning charm ultimately led to it being abandoned in favor of a faster, more efficient route.

Portfolio— The photography of Justin Franz.


Opening Shot • by Richard Steinheimer

CTC Board — Current news items.

Parting Shot • by Justin Franz