Vintage Rails #12 1998 May June Ma&Pa doodlebugs T&P El Paso Route B&O
Vintage Rails 1998 May June
8 Rare Pleasures
BY RICHARD STEINHEIMER
Dig the White Stuff? or Idle Idler Flats.
34 Family Ties: Railroading Gets in Your Blood
BY JOHN GRUBER
Among the strongest of the traditions was employment.
"Altoona Railroaders Memorial Museum" by Peter D. Barton, page 41.
42 Doodlebugs of the Ma & Pa
TEXT BY RUDY FISCHER, PHOTOS BY JIM GALLAGHER
Two historic gas-electric motor cars pose for company portraits.
44 Texas & Pacific: Passenger Trains Westward
BY WARREN TAYLOR
"El Paso Route" proved to be as innovative as any competitor.
54 Wood Views B&O's Special Warmth
BY JOHN GRUBER, PHOTOS BY DON WOOD
Photographer ventures onto railroad to capture its mystique on film. "The B&O from Another Perspective" by J. J. Young, page 64.
66 Western Maryland Treasure
BY BERT PENNYPACKER
The first in a series of steam locomotive vignettes.
68 Photo Album
VINTAGE-era operations from the Maine Central to the Monon.
74 Toy Trains
BY ALLAN W. MILLER
Publication premiers as trains become "playthings of choice" in baby-booming years.
78 Demo Dabblins
BY ED KING
EMD demonstrators "hit the 7-0 at the bottom of the dip."
88 Herb Mott: Railroad Artist
BY HERB MOTT
Station art shows fabulous architecture, spires, and clock towers.
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