Abandonment Plans for Camas Prairie by Bruce Kelly - The short line is set to discontinue service on its namesake branch.
Classic Diesels Over Donner by Steve Schmollinger - A colorful look at Southern Pacific and Amtrak operations over the legendary mountain pass in the early 1970s.
Reading & Northern's Lehigh Line by Peter McGilligan - Unwanted by Conrail, the former Lehigh Valley/Jersey Central main through the Lehigh Gorge finds new life under Reading & Northern.
Milwaukee 261 On the Road by Bob Gallegos - The 4-8-4 steams up for Chicago-Galesburg excursions.
The Chehalis-Centralia Railroad Association by KurtAnders - A determined group gets steam excursions rolling in Washington State.
- Photography Field Day at Monticello by Steve Barry
- Camera "Portholes" on Overpasses by James Olmstead
- NYC Lives On at the Danbury Railway Museum by Steve Barry
Publisher's Desk - commentary by Hal Carstens
Timetable - railfan events guide
Fanmail - letters from readers
The Engineer's Seat - life in the cab by Thomas D. Dressier
Railroadiana - product news and reviews
Videos - videotape reviews
Railfanning Is - humor
Railnews - news stories and photos
Book Depot - railroad book mart
On The Menu - dining by rail by James Porterfield
Railfun - cartoon by Curt Katz
Camera Bag - guide to railfan photography by Jim Boyd
Lineside Legacy - preservation news by Jeff Terry
Transit Currents - transit news by George M. Smerk
Museum & Tourist Line Directory
Markers - editorial commentary
Advertising Index - the railfan marketplace
On the Cover - A Southern Pacific SD40 helps Amtrak train No.6, the Son Francisco Zephyr, climb the 2.1 o/o grade at Alta, California, in June 1973. Donner Pass was home to some fascinating motive power combinations in the early '70s, as
you can see beginning on page 28. Photograph by Steve Schmollinger.
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