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Classic Trains

Winter 2020
Magazine

CELEBRATE THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN RAILROADING – WHEN GIANT STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, COLORFUL DIESELS AND STEAMLINERS SHARED THE RAILS. CLASSIC TRAINS COVERS THE 1930’S THROUGH THE 1970’S WITH REMARKABLE PHOTOGRAPHY, DETAILED REPORTING AND FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS FROM PEOPLE WHO WORKED THE GREAT PASSENGER AND FREIGHT TRAINS.

J. David Ingles, 1941–2020

Classic Trains

HeadEnd • A potpourri of railroad history, then and now

Reviews

VISIT US ON THE WEB

Fast Mail • Letters from readers on our Fall 2020 issue

Pere Marquette passing Rougemere

“Silent Night” on the Pelican • Winston Link’s most famous sound recording featured an oft-overlooked train

Rails Across the Lower Lakes • LESS FAMOUS THAN THEIR LAKE MICHIGAN COUSINS, RAILROAD CAR FERRIES SAILED LAKES ERIE AND ONTARIO FOR MORE THAN HALF A CENTURY

“Madam, this is not the smoking lounge” • A TRIP ON THE SOUTHERN’S ASHEVILLE SPECIAL BECOMES PART OF A FAMILY’S LORE

Disappearing Delta blues • RAILS RETREAT FROM THE LONELY FLATLANDS SOUTH OF SACRAMENTO

Color from a BLACK-AND-WHITE Pioneer • Donald W. Furler helped write the “rules” of action photography in the 1930s and ’40s, then tried color in the ’50s

New York Central westbound at Waterloo, Ind., 1949

Working for the PENN CENTRAL • A passion for trains as a college student turned into a brief railroad career

Santa Fe, all the way … to the 1964 ROSE BOWL • Rides on AT&SF’s two transcontinental routes opened up new vistas

C&NW’s “hot corner” • The Chicago Division was small in mileage but immense in its impact on the railroad

The freezer and the heater • Teamwork at an Illinois Central freighthouse

Atlantic Coast Line memories • Boyhood train rides to Florida left a lasting impression

Philly’s boulevard for Bullets

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Architectural contrasts in Miami


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CELEBRATE THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN RAILROADING – WHEN GIANT STEAM LOCOMOTIVES, COLORFUL DIESELS AND STEAMLINERS SHARED THE RAILS. CLASSIC TRAINS COVERS THE 1930’S THROUGH THE 1970’S WITH REMARKABLE PHOTOGRAPHY, DETAILED REPORTING AND FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS FROM PEOPLE WHO WORKED THE GREAT PASSENGER AND FREIGHT TRAINS.

J. David Ingles, 1941–2020

Classic Trains

HeadEnd • A potpourri of railroad history, then and now

Reviews

VISIT US ON THE WEB

Fast Mail • Letters from readers on our Fall 2020 issue

Pere Marquette passing Rougemere

“Silent Night” on the Pelican • Winston Link’s most famous sound recording featured an oft-overlooked train

Rails Across the Lower Lakes • LESS FAMOUS THAN THEIR LAKE MICHIGAN COUSINS, RAILROAD CAR FERRIES SAILED LAKES ERIE AND ONTARIO FOR MORE THAN HALF A CENTURY

“Madam, this is not the smoking lounge” • A TRIP ON THE SOUTHERN’S ASHEVILLE SPECIAL BECOMES PART OF A FAMILY’S LORE

Disappearing Delta blues • RAILS RETREAT FROM THE LONELY FLATLANDS SOUTH OF SACRAMENTO

Color from a BLACK-AND-WHITE Pioneer • Donald W. Furler helped write the “rules” of action photography in the 1930s and ’40s, then tried color in the ’50s

New York Central westbound at Waterloo, Ind., 1949

Working for the PENN CENTRAL • A passion for trains as a college student turned into a brief railroad career

Santa Fe, all the way … to the 1964 ROSE BOWL • Rides on AT&SF’s two transcontinental routes opened up new vistas

C&NW’s “hot corner” • The Chicago Division was small in mileage but immense in its impact on the railroad

The freezer and the heater • Teamwork at an Illinois Central freighthouse

Atlantic Coast Line memories • Boyhood train rides to Florida left a lasting impression

Philly’s boulevard for Bullets

NextIssue

Architectural contrasts in Miami


Expand title description text