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Railfan & Railroad Magazine 2013
2013 January Interurban Era
58 Pages
This Month's Features
6 In Focus: Steamy Nights at New Hope/Steve Barry
A plethora of new steam-powered night time holiday themed trains create new opportunities for railfan photographers.
28 Insult's Interurban Legacy 1: The North Shore The Last Days/John Gruber
On the fiftieth anniversary of its demise, we take a fond look back at the final days of one of the cornerstones of Insull's interurban empire.
36 Insult's Interurban Legacy 2: The South ShoreOperations Today/John Means and Ryan Kertis
Commuters are just half of the story on the modern South Shore Line, as freight business continues to grow in this busy corridor.
44 A Utah Slow Speed Chase/Doug Harrop
Follow the friendly competition between Utah Railway and Rio Grande crews as they "race" their respective trains over Soldier Summit in 1978.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers 8On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield13 Lineside Legacy/preservation: Otto M. Vondrak
16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary: Mitch Markovitz
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame

February 2013
58 Pages
This Month's Features
28 Grand Centennial/Emily Moser
As Grand Central Terminal celebrates 100 years, we take a closer look at what makes it the most famous train station in the world. One time the cornerstone of the New York Central's empire, Grand Central's "city within a city" hosts hundreds of trains daily while adapting to the changing tastes of the new century.
38 The Meteoric Rise of Metro-North/Otto M. Vondrak
Since rebuilding a railroad that inherited decades of neglect, today's MTA Metro-North Railroad is a true New York success story.
An aggressive program to improve and expand service has transformed the railroad from a mere rush hour commuter line to an integral part of the region's transportation system.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield
12 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers
13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame/Emily Moser
March 2013
This Month's Features
12 Diamonds Are Not Forever/Steve Barry
Strasburg 90 undergoes a temporary transformation back to
its original appearance as a switcher from the Great Western Railway.
28 NJ Transit at 30/Otto M. Vondrak
Over the last 30 years, NJ Transit has transformed five distinct commuter railroads into a unified state-wide transportation system.
36 Curtain Call for VIA FPA-4's/Kevin J. Holland
Serving admirably for nearly 30 years, the end came all too suddenly for these classic Canadian streamlined cab units.
42 The Huron & Eastern/Steve Davey
We explore the largest short line operation in Michigan's "thumb" region on the cusp of takeover by the Genesee & Wyoming family.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead
6 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers
7 On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield 13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58Final Frame/Eric Miller

April 2013
This Month's Features
28 Seeing Red in St. Louis/Mike Mautner
Once a bastion for classic end-cab switchers, the Terminal Railroad Association of St.Louis continues to provide plenty of action in the shadow of the Gateway Arch with their fleet of iconic red diesels.
36 SEPTA at 30/Patrick J. Yough
Despite numerous setbacks, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority has managed to join its former Reading and Pennsylvania Railroad routes into a single unified transit system.
44 Cancelled Conrail Commuters/Otto M. Vondrak
When Conrail assumed operations on April 1, 1976, a number of commuter train operations throughout the Midwest and Northeast became their (short-lived) responsibility.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead
6 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers i 8On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield
13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
50 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame/Michael T. Burkhart

2013 May
This Month's Features
6 In Focus: Red Cars for Red Arrow/Michael Burkhart
A specially wrapped Kawasaki LRV commemorates the anniversary of Philadelphia's Red Arrow Lines.
11 Utah's Golden Spike Empire/Jeff Terry
Many unique railroad attractions await visitors who
make their way to northern Utah to explore America's past.
28 Prairie Crude/Charles W. Bohi
Sleepy plains branch lines on both sides of the border have been reawakened by the booming Bakken Crude harvest.
34 Photo Line: Along the Line 2012
Where did you go in 2012? Our readers show us in dramatic photography from all around the county (and the world).
40 Utah's Golden Spike NHS/Jeff Terry
"What was it the engines said, pilots touching, head to head?" A visit to Promontory Summit is like a trip back to 1869.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 8On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield
12 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers
13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 15 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
50 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame/Bo Gray

June 2013
This Month's Features
28 Alaska Railroad: Part 1
Fairbanks to Anchorage/Frank Keller
We travel to "The Last Frontier" to photograph one of America's most unique and diverse railroad operations.
38 All Roads Lead to St. Joe/Donald L. Melsha
A 1959 fan trip sponsored by the Iowa Chapter NRHS over some of Burlington's secondary Midwestern routes.
42 50 Years Up on the Mountain/Steve Barry
Cass Scenic Railroad celebrates fifty years of preserving rare geared steam locomotives amongst West Virginia's remote beauty.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers 8 On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield 13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
50 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame/Adam Stuebgen


July 2013
This Month's Features
28 Alaska Railroad: Part 2
Anchorage to Seward and Whittier/Frank Keller
We wrap up our visit to the 49th State with an exploration of the busy southern end of the modern Alaska Railroad.
36 It Happened at Hart Lot/Ken Hojnacki
The author was witness to an unusual three-way meet on the bucolic Skaneateles Short Line in upstate New York in 1968.
40 NKP 765 Steamin' East/Steve Barry
Railfans enjoyed a rare opportunity to see big steam on the former Pennsylvania Railroad main lines over Horseshoe Curve this past May.
46 It's PAT!/Otto M. Vondrak
While not nearly as extensive as other Eastern cities, Pittsburgh's commuter rail system enjoyed a brief reprise in the 1980s.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers 8 In Focus: Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum
12On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield
13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame/Mitch Goldman
August 2013
This Month's Features
28 Second Chance in Indiana/Michael Harting
Former Algers, Winslow & Western EMD SD9's enjoy their second career on Respodek's Indiana Eastern Railroad.
36 Cedar Point Steam Turns 50/Steve Barry
Ohio's only regularly scheduled narrow gauge steam railroad celebrates 50 years at one of America's oldest theme parks.
39 High Line Park/Otto M. Vondrak
While freight trains no longer roll down the elevated West Side Line, you'll still enjoy the sights from New York City's popular new park.
44 Centennial Sandwich/Don R. Flynn
Union Pacific has always been known for big power, and the behemoth Centennials put on quite a show into the 1980s.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead
6 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers
7 In Focus: Popular Trains Return to Cope Cod
8On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame/Michael T. Burkhart
September 2013
This Month's Features
28 The Topeka Sub/Carl Graves
The former Santa Fe Topeka Sub has seen its share of diverse traffic over the years, and continues to serve BNSF as main line relief.
36 Florida's Orange Blossom Cannonball/Steve Barry
The Tavares, Eustis & Gulf Railroad is host to Florida's only wood-burning steam-hauled tourist operation.
42 Apache's Last Stand/Ben Kletzer
When Catalyst shut down the Snoflake Paper Mill in 2012, the legendary Apache Railway was forced to reinvent itself to survive.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6 Timetable/railfan events submitted by our readers 8 On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield
12 In Focus: Adirondack Scenic Railfan Weekend
13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame

October 2013
This Month's Features
26 Princeton's Shrinky-Dink/Patrick Yough
Amid controversy, one of the shortest regularly scheduled passenger runs in America is about to get a little shorter.
30 San Diego's Silver Line/Michael Burkhart
San Diego's downtown loop debuts with a classic PCC trolley, and more are on the way.
34 Tunnels, Trestles, and Coal/Eric Miller
Norfolk Southern's Clinch Valley District in southwestern Virginia is marked by tall trestles, close-clearance tunnels, and plenty of coal.
40 Big Sandy/Steve Schmollinger
Just park under a shade tree and wait for the trains to come to you in this small east Texas town with big time railroad action.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6 On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield 12 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 14 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
50 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame

November 2013
This Month's Features
12 A modern Phoebe Snow/Michael T. Burkhart
The United Railway Historical Society of New Jersey hosted a popular open house that featured many famous faces.
28 2013 CRPA Contest Winners
The eighty-six photographers who entered the CRPA's contest provided a very diverse range of creative railroading images.
34 This train is bound for glory/Roger A. Holmes
Take a dramatic ride on one of the last Alco-powered main line freights on the Arkansas & Missouri.
42 NRHS Convention Recap/Steve Barry
The National Railway Historical Society visits Alaska
for the first time as part of its 2013 national convention activities.
I Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6 On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield 13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame

December 2013
This Month's Features
28 2013 Centerspread Contest Winners
Our annual photography contest attracted many interesting and creative entries for the coveted centerspread position.
34 Return to the Canadian Prairies/George Pitarys
A week-long marathon trip across Saskatchewan and Manitoba resulted in success on the main lines and branch lines alike.
40 Roll, Tide! Norfolk Light Rail/Michael Burkhart
Virginia's first light rail system connects downtown with local attractions, and is poised for growth.
44 The saddest freight train/Ken Hojnacki
A group of teenage railfans make a pilgrimage to Steamtown in 1967 and have a chance encounter with founder F. Nelson Blount.
Departments
4 Departures/commentary: Alexander B. Craghead 6 On the Menu/dining by rail: James D. Porterfield 13 Camera Bag/photography technique/Greg Monroe 16 Capitol Lines/news from Washington: Wes Vernon 22 Railnews/top news stories and photos
48 Transit Currents/transit news: George M. Smerk 50 Railroadiana/new products, books and videos
54 Markers/editorial commentary
57 Advertising Index/the railfan marketplace
58 Final Frame



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