Trains & Railroads of the Past Second Quarter 2023


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WISCONSIN – The Clock was Ticking! • by David Baer — Curtain Call for the GB&W and FRVR.

A Day Trip to Pittsburgh • by Gale E. Treiber — 1958 RR Beaver Falls to Pittsburgh Commuter Ride.

St. Louis Blues • Photography by Jim Ozment — Look Both Ways Before You Cross the Street!

The Night Time is the Right Time • by Gordon Lloyd, Jr. — Western Railroad Images After Sunset.

Master of the Yard: The Yardmaster • by Mike Bednar — Putting 5 Pounds of “Sawdust” in a 2-Pound Bag.


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.

Historical Societies — Keeping memories alive and passing on the passion to the next generation.

Quiz — "Dairy State" Wisconsin Station Quiz.

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….

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.

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