Trains & Railroads of the Past Fourth Quarter 2016
1960 — And Steam Still Ruled • by Bill Robie — My visit to the Sydney & Louisburg Railway.
Chicago Railroading in 1974 • by Carl Graves — A history student’s summer adventure in the Windy City, plus a look back to 1964.
High and Wide — The most interesting loads on the world’s most boring freight car.
The Mountain Cut Off • by Mike Bednar — LVRR Solomon’s Gap to Coxton main line.
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.
Great Destinations — Enjoy these great railroad attractions and accommodations from coast to coast.
Quiz — Chicago-area yards.
Write-of-Way — Our readers respond! Comments on articles, photos, and 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.