Trains & Railroads of the Past Third Quarter 2015

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Features

Only Yesterday: The Kansas City Area Freight Railroad Scene, 1972-1997 • by Carl Graves — A quarter century of change in this great Midwest railroad city.

Colorful Early Diesels — Railroads that made a colorful transition from steam to diesel.

25 Miles From Home • by Mike Bednar — Mike recalls the wide variety of railroading within 25 miles of his house.

Departments

Antiques RailRoadshow — Old paint scheme sightings.

Car Corner — Freight cars are now featured in every issue of The Railroad Press! Passenger cars will also make occasional appearances.

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

Quiz — Kansas City yards.

Trading Corner — Looking to trade slides with new people? Maybe you've got some old railroadiana laying around the house that you want to sell. Need a new flash unit for your camera but don't want to buy a new one? Visit our Trading Corner department for classified ads from TRP readers.

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

Photo Departments

Every issue we highlight great photography in five 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….

Links to the Past — Moments long gone, live on through the lens of a camera.

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.