Railroads Illustrated February 2012

$ 7.95

Features:

Fort Carson Railhead Expansion • by Chip Sherman — Growth at this Colorado Army base over the last several years has required the beefing up of its rail yard capacity.

Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum at 50 • by Marc Montray— A series of special events celebrated the TVRM's efforts over the last 50 years to preserve the memory of steam locomotives and passenger rail service.

The Life and Times of the Blair Cutoff • by Chris Faulk and Rob Leachman— Though relatively small, this 37-mile piece of railroad has been an important link in the UP's flow of transcontinental traffic for the past 30 years.

Days With New York Cross Harbor • by Preston Cook— In the 1980s the New York Cross Harbor was the last remaining railroad marine operation in the New York Harbor area.

Portfolio — The photography of Adam Pizante.

Departments:

Opening Shot • by Pete Swanson

CTC Board — Current news items.