Trains & Railroads of the Past First Quarter 2023
Shaughnessy’s Inflatable Cows • by Olev Taremae — A Rural Vermont Tail of Woe.
Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1962-63 • by Walter Appel — A Serviceman’s Experience with Texas Railroading.
The Erie Lackawanna in Rutherford: Remarkable People • by Jim Gerofsky — See Big-time EL Action and meet the People who made it Possible.
Anthracite Country: Hazleton West • by Mike Bednar — Exploring Deep into Anthracite Coal Country.
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 — As Falls Wichita, so Falls Wichita Falls Quiz.
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….
Electric Company — Photos of electric-powered trains; including streetcars, trolleys, passenger trains, and freight trains.
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.