FAREWELL CHESSIE - The sleeping kitten has run out of lives - BILL TAYLOR
THE KATY IN MISSOURI - To the railroaders, it was the South End and the East End - R. G. EDMONSON
DAVID PLOWDEN'S RAILROADERS - Men at work, through the lens of a master - DAVID PLOWDEN
BLUEGRASS CHARM - How L&N branchline railroading used to be - DAVID R. BUSSE
40 FEET AT A TIME - When time lingered on the BN in Washington - BLAIR KOOISTRA
BY THE SEAT OF THE PANTS - Rio Grande Southern artwork - JIM FINNELL
NEW JERSEY NOCTURNE - Unexpected views of urban passenger railroading - DAN HORMANN
2000 MILES WEST OF TOPEKA- Santa Fe's westernmost outpost - RICHARD STEINHEIMER
FALLEN FLAGS ALBUM - Minneapolis & St. Louis - GARY W. DOLZALL
PICTUTRE SHOW - A potpourri photo salon from individual contributors
VANTAGE POINT - Success, and a challenge
EXPOSURE METER - Reader Letters
TRAINS ILLUSTRATED MAFIKETPLACe
INDEX OF ADVERTISERS
FINAL FRAME - How many railroaders does it take to change a headlight?
ON THE COVER: Ron Flanary photographed the westbound Amtrak California Zephyr on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad between Tolland and East Portal, Colo., on June 25,1988, with Amtrak's newest diesel at the time, EMD F40PH No. 409, in the lead.