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Trains & Railroads of the Past First Quarter 2019

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Conrail Elkhart to Chicago • by Dr. Paul B. Larsen — Heavy main line action on the former NYC.

With a Little Help From My Friends • by Carl Graves — Railroad helper operations: manned and remote.

Erie Lackawanna Cab Ride • by Jim Gerofsky — Short story of a cab ride on the southern tier.

Lehigh Valley “Bombers” • by Mike Bednar — Lehigh Valley’s F-unit fleet.


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 — The Big Blue.

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….

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.