Trains & Railroads of the Past Third Quarter 2023


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Burlington Northern on My Mind • by Carl Graves — Cascade Green Diesels and Beautiful Scenery.

Engine Change at South Amboy • by Jeff P. Kovacs — Swapping E-Units for GG-1’s.

From the Southeast to the Northwest • by David W. DeVault / Ron Flanary — Classic Color Images from Across the Country.

Precision Scheduled Railroading 1973 • by Mike Bednar — Lehigh Valley / Delaware & Hudson Run-Through Freights.

Who will be the FIRST Class One??? — The upcoming 250th Anniversary of the U.S.A.


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 — Pre-Merger Burlington Northern Station

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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