Trains & Railroads of the Past Second Quarter 2024


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Tower Memories on the PRR Middle Division • by David Baer  — Inside and Outside Conrail Towers – Marysville to Altoona.

Horseshoe Curve to Gallitzin • by Carl Graves — Heavy Mountain Railroading in Central Pennsylvania.

Reflecting Back 50 Years • by Mike Bednar — Hard Times for the Anthracite Roads in 1974.


Write-of-Way — Our readers respond! Comments on articles, photos, and departments.

Electric Company — Photos of electric-powered trains; including streetcars, trolleys, passenger trains, and freight trains.

QuizSpring has Sprung.

Odds & Endcabs... — These are not your typical cookie-cutter locomotives and rolling stock.

The Scenic Route — Beautiful scenes from around the railroad world.

Car Corner — Freight cars are now featured in every issue of Trains & Railroads of the Past! Passenger cars will also make occasional appearances.

People — Lively additions to spice up rail photos.

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….

Time Machine — Timeless views of your favorite railroads from long ago or yesterday.

Sign Language — Interesting signage found along the right of way.

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

E.O.T. — Each issue features a humorous or unusual railroad photograph.

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