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Trains & Railroads of the Past First Quarter 2016

$ 7.95

Features

Shooting Trains in the Pouring Rain • by Robert P. Olmsted — May the Clouds be with You (and the sleet, snow, rain, etc.)

Crazy for Conrail — Conrail’s colorful early days.

Looking Back at the Soo Line — Classic Granger railroading in the upper Midwest.

You Can Never Go “Home” Again • by Mike Bednar — Mike Bednar railfans the former PRR Middle Division and the C&I Steel Road.

Departments

Antiques RailRoadshow — Old paint scheme sightings.

Car Corner — Freight cars are now featured in every issue of Trains & Railroads of the Past! Passenger cars will also make occasional appearances.

E.O.T. — Each issue features a humorous or unusual railroad photograph.

Quiz — TRP Railroad Weather.

Trading Corner — Looking to trade slides with new people? Maybe you've got some old railroadiana laying around the house that you want to sell. Need a new flash unit for your camera but don't want to buy a new one? Visit our Trading Corner department for classified ads from TRP readers.

Write-of-Way — Our readers respond! Comments on articles, photos, and departments.

Photo Departments

Every issue we highlight great photography in several categories:

Close, But No Cigar! — This is what railfanning often turns out to be! This department will feature a photograph that is ALMOST perfect, except for….

Links to the Past — Moments long gone, live on through the lens of a camera.

Odds & Endcabs... — These are not your typical cookie-cutter locomotives and rolling stock.

People — Lively additions to spice up rail photos.

Sign Language — Interesting signage found along the right of way.

The Scenic Route — Beautiful scenes from around the railroad world.

Time Machine — Timeless views of your favorite railroads from long ago or yesterday.