Trains & Railroads of the Past Second Quarter 2017

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Arkansas & Ozarks Railway • by Scott Muskopf — Vintage Salzberg short line in the 1950s.

A Date with 844 • by Clifford J. Downey, with additional photos by A.J. Wolff — Union Pacific’s steam program in action!

Nickel Plate Diesels — Alco’s F-Ms and other early power.

Alco Hall of Fame • by Mike Bednar — Did your favorite Alco make it on Mike’s list?


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.

Great Destinations — Enjoy these great railroad attractions and accommodations from coast to coast.

Quiz — Nickel Plate roster.

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.