Railroads Illustrated April 2014

$ 7.95

Features:

Distributed Power on the BNSF • by Keel Middleton and Carl Graves — The history, trials and triumphs of DP usage.

Special Duty • by David E. Baer — Union Railroad's relationship with EMD resulted in some rather interesting locomotives.

Western Nebraska Sojourn • by A.J. Wolff — A three-week burst of railfanning before reporting for military service included a one-day jaunt to Scottsbluff and Gering, Nebraska to capture CB&Q and UP action.

The Last Run on the Erie by One of its Own • by Stephan Koenig — Devan Lawson hired onto the EL in 1967. He retired from CSX in 2014 with a trip on the same line he worked as a fireman on the extra board.

Departments:

Opening Shot • by John Biegn

CTC Board — Current news items.