Trains Magazine 1995 August Steamtown How Thrall builds hopper cars SP in desert

Trains Magazine 1995 August Steamtown How Thrall builds hopper cars SP in desert

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Trains Magazine 1995 August Steamtown How Thrall builds hopper cars SP in desert
Trains 1995 August
Finis for Sierra's Baldwins
28 New ownership of the fabled California line means newer diesels.
by Ted Benson
Ending a Good Run
30 North Western achieved the age 0 of 159, and in recent years, it pushed the performance envelope.
by J. David Ingles
Steamtown Opens Its Doors
32 For better or worse, the nation's 2 controversial steam-railroad museum unveils its new facilities.
by Dan Cupper
Carbuilding in 12-inchesto-the-foot Scale
40 How Thrall Manufacturing puts together coal and grain cars in its plant in Cartersville, Georgia.
by Frank Kyper
Photo Section
48 A potpourri of vintage steam, modern diesels, and people.
Journey to Destiny
54 An inventive ride on the North Coast Limited was prelude to a humorous incident, but important work on the Manhattan Project was ahead.
by Watson C. Warriner
Railroading on "The Stormy"
58 Southern Pacific's Lordsburg District endures weather extremes, a desert envrionment, and heavy traffic.
by William P. Diven
The David P. Morgan Files: The Fan Outlook
68 There's no denying the appeal of CP steam, but modern railroading is compelling, too.
by David P. Morgan
Hot Spots: Rochelle, Illinois
70 A busy crossing of Burlington  Northern and C&NW-UP mains.
by George R. Bower Jr
Readers' Platform: Daddy Weirdest
72 On the endurance test of being a teenage daughter of a railfan.
by Rebecca Barry

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