Trains Magazine Special Edition Locomotive Annual 2016
Locomotive Annual 2016 Trains Magazine
8 Editor's Notebook Greg McDonnell
10 On the Record
12 2016 Motive Power Review
Tier 4 models gain traction amid traffic doldrums; locomotive builders look to rebuilding for new business opportunities Chris Guss
22 New Power Profiles
EMD's Tier 4 lineup: the freight-hauling SD70Ace-T4 and F125 passenger locomotive
26 Size matters
Test-driving the new Tractive Power Corp. TP56 switcher Steve Bradley
Transforming GE D.C. Dash 9s into high-performance
34 Backwoods Baldwins
Eddystone-built treasures on R.J. Corman's Texas Line Mike Harbour
38 Diesels under wire
South Shore Freight's street-running, steel-hauling GP38-2s and SD38-2s are the backbone of one of America's premier short lines Kevin P. Keefe
46 On the fast track
Connecticut Southern's remarkable pre-Dash 2 GP38s at age 47 Scott A. Hartley
50 Canyon country
A spectacular look at railroading in British Columbia's Thompson River Canyon
58 Service, not excuses
Respondek's Port Harbor Railroai in Granite City, Ill., meets its mandate with venerable EMDs Mark Mautner
62 Los Angeles
From Surfliners to Tier 4s, Gensets, EVOs, and long-distance Amtrak limiteds, LA is one amazing railroad town Ted Benson
74 The princess and the
Former Canadian National MLW S13s at work in Rochelle, Ill. Steve Smedley
76 Metra muscle
How Chicagoland's commuter railroad keeps 150,000 daily commuters on the move
Restoring Southern Pacific No. 9010, the last surviving Krauss-Maffei in America Elrond Lawrence
88 Three for the road
Ontario Southland's celebrity FP9s pull freight and plow snow Greg McDonnell
96 Captive cowls
Canadian-built SD50Fs at work in a lonely fringe of Montana
100 A locomotive alphabet
To honor the return of one of dieseldom's most distinguished model designations, this locomotive alphabet is brought to you by the letter "F"
A. Ross Harrison
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