Railroads Illustrated November 2013

$ 7.95

Features:

Reflections: Railroading Along the Thames River • by Thomas J. Nanos — The banks of the Thames in southeastern Connecticut host a colorful variety of rail operations against a very scenic background.

Resurrecting a Legacy • by Byron Lemmon — Before diesel and gasoline, even before steam, "hay-burning engines" powered America — in the form of horse-drawn rail-based operations.

Railfanning the Platte River State Park • by Darrell Wendt — At this state park situated midway between Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska, variety is the name of the game, offering many ways to watch trains along with numerous non-railfanning attractions.

The Wave • by Robert Plough — The history of railroad is a long story of change, but one element has stayed the same since the first train rolled down a rickety set of tracks — train crews and trackside pedestrians exchanging waves.

Departments:

Opening Shot • by Jonathan Wright

CTC Board — Current news items.
Parting Shot • by Jonathan Wright