Trains & Railroads of the Past Third Quarter 2019

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California Dreamingby Gordon Lloyd, Jr. — Railfanning the Golden State in 1979.

Boston & Maine in the Bay Stateby Carl Graves — Memories of the B&M in Massachusetts.

Working “The Jersey”by Mike Bednar — In-depth look at tower life in the 1960s.

What’s My Number?by Olev Taremae — The story behind diesel locomotive J 33-3.


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 — Boston & Maine stations.

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.