Railroads Illustrated March 2010

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Features:

Ontario Southland's New Territory • by Jay Brooks— OSR begins operating on CP's St. Thomas Subdivision.

Santa Fe and BNSF in the Kansas Flint Hills • by Carl Graves and Paul Walters— Intermodal and manifest freights speed through one of North America's last parcels of tallgrass prairie.

Matfield Green and Area  • by Cinthia Priest— A historical survey of the mainline between Emporia and El Dorado, Kansas.

Louisville & Nashville: A Little Color, Please • by Ron Flanary— Explore how the opposing forces of economics and public appeal played out in the paint schemes of the L&N through the years.

Slow Train to Casper • by A.J. Wolff— The crumbling infrastructure of C&NW's "Cowboy Line" may have looked like ghost trackage but it still ran trains; at a snail's pace.

Departments:

Opening Shot • by Kevin EuDaly

CTC Board — Current news items.

Parting Shot • by Santa Fe