Railroads Illustrated June 2012

$ 7.95

Features:

BNSF's New Mexico Transcon • by Paul Walters and Carl Graves — Chasing trains on the Clovis and Gallup Subdivisions is a little like stepping back in time a century or so.

First Class Photo Section— Dedicated to the Santa Fe in New Mexico.

Raton Line Semaphores • by Chris Raught— Throwbacks from nearly a century ago, these sentinels stand guard along the original AT&SF route from Albuquerque through Colorado and into Kansas.

Things are Baking in Bakken  • by Charles W. Bohl — 7,200-foot trains running along a remote branch; 80-car unit trains carrying 56,000 barrels of oil to distant refineries; this isn't your father's CP New Town Subdivision.

Departments:

Opening Shot • by Steve Crise

CTC Board — Current news items.