Train Magazines-2000 & above

These magazines are listed in chronological order with the oldest magazines first.

 
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Trains
January
2000
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Features - 10 Days That Shook Railroading - The Act They Call "Staggers" (On October 14, 1980, a few strokes of the pen by President Jimmy Carter saved the U.S. railroad system.), Power of an Induxtry - Still "the Diesel Did It" (Electro-Motive's FT diesel led the charge that broke steam's stronghold on railroad motive power.), The Professionals - A Southern Legend (Dennis William "Bill" Brosnan, Southern Railway's sixth president, was a prescient despot.), Tools That Turned The Tide - "Here comes a non-stop meal" (Few, in any, other 20th century railroad operational break-throughs rivals the importance of Centralized Traffic Control.), Landmarks - The Grandest Terminal of Them All (Among America's railway terminals, New York's Grand Central stands in a class by itself.), Preserve and Protect - Halls of Honor (The story of the B&O's Museum's genesis has enough melodrama and intrigue to qualify as old-fashioned railroad fiction.), "P" is For Passenger - A Train for all Centuries (If ever a train and a time were meant for each other, New York Central's 20th Century Limited and its era were that match.), True Believers - The Last Edwardian Gentleman (Colorful, courageous and never at a loss for words, author Lucius Beebe was Homer to the American railroad epic.), Selling The Service - Super Slogan (The value of snappy advertising mottos wasn't lost on U.S. railroads, and CB&O's "Everywhere West" was short but sweet.), Things We Miss - Steam: The Enduring Queen (Many favorite symbols of railroading are gone, but the steam locomotive stands apart because its a living, breathing entity.) Departments - From The Editor, Railway Post Office, Potomac Pundit, The Boomer, Railroad News, Scanner, Power Desk, News Photos, ABC's of Railroading, Reviews, New Products, Preservation Points, Schedules, Observations, Photo Finals
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Trains
February
2000
Good +
Big Bucks for the Keystone Corridor, In's Not Just the Trains, Center Flow Covered Hoppers, The American Railroad Watch, On Location: Gateway Canyons of B.C., Rail Travel 2000: Cruisin' on the AOE, Rail Travel 2000: Meeting Benelux, Rail Travel 2000: Trains Travel Tips, Readers' Platform: A Dose of Perspective
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Trains
March
2000
V.
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Features - TP&W: The Sixth Incarnation (Colorful changes are a way of life for Illinois venerable Toledo, Peoria & Western.), Juice Train! (CSX keeps a 30-year tradition, hauling Tropicana citrus juice products north from Florida to the Northeast and Midwest by rail.), Promising Partnership? (Norfolk Southern's obscure Deepwater Line and ex-Conrail West Virginia Secondary offer a possible alternate through route.), Photo Section (Images of Katy in steam, diesels on the Lehigh Valley, action on Kansas City Terminal and a famous wreck on the Monon, in color.), Guest Goose (Rio Grande Southern's curious little railbus enchants a new generation of narrow-gauge fans.), Upriver From Paradise (In search of semaphores on Montana Rail Link's spectacular Clark Fork cut-off.), The Case of Santa Fe's Flying F3 (An obsession with a picture led to a photographer, a French dip sandwich and a strange day in 1948 at Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal.), Readers' Platform: An F40PH Preservation Society? (Will anyone preserve an F40PH diesel? An independent group might be the answer, and could herald a new approach to preservation.) Departments - From The Editors, Railway Post Office, Potomac Pundit, Diverging Approach, Railroad News, Scanner, Power Deck, Railroad News Photos, ABC's of Railroading, Reviews, New Products, Preservation Points, Schedules, Observations, Photo Finish
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Trains
April
2000
V. Good
NS, CSX Tell Shippers, "We're Better", Railfan Weekend, The Brave Engineer, Turnaround in the Windy City, Trains Photo Contest Winners, Monuments of the Ohio, On Location: The Moffat Line, Readers' Platform: How CSX fought to "Let Conrail be Conrail"
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Classic Trains
Spring
2000
V. Good
A Great Time and Place, Streamliners to the Sunshine State, When Elan Rode the Traction, Stan Kistler's L.A., Night Passage, Detroit: Where Central's Diesels Met, Lima's Last Steam Locomotive, Going Out in Glory, Photo Classics, Diesels Arrive on the Milwaukee Road, Steam Stronghold
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Trains
May
2000
V. Good
Riding VIA's New Overnight Train, Super-Power: Building a mighty Mikado, The Battle of Layfayette, Photo Section, Steam, Steel and Safety, Climb Every Mountain, Readers' Platform: Drastic Change is Needed
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Trains
June
2000
V. Good
Features - Amtrak's Expansion will shrink some Trains (As mail and express route business drives route expansion, Amtrak's passenger car fleet is stretched thin.), That Seventies Show(A gathering of diesels in Washington D.C. could only have occurred at a unique moment in time.), Everything's Up to Date in Kansas City (After a recent reconstruction, Argentine Yard in K.C., Kansas has cemented its position as BNSF's "crossroads to everywhere".), A Difference of Decades (Before-and-after photos tell a story of constant change on the North American railroad scene,.), Selected Railroad Reading (Railroaders and train-watchers recall Eric Baldwins, a Union Pacific turbine, Grand Trunk Western steam, a Canadian RS1 and more.), Ward Kimball's Backyard Empire (With his 500-foot-long Grizzly Flats Railroad, a colorful railfan has had fun preserving history for more than 60 years.), Super-Power: From Berkshire to Big Boy (The advanced design features of Lima's groundbreaking 2-8-4 of 1925 set the stage for the biggest and best of steam.), Readers' Platform: Older was Better; That's the Problem (High speed trains are scarce in the U.S., and information on them is even harder to come by.) Departments - From The Editors, Railway Post Office, Potomac Pundit, The Boomer, Railroad News, Scanner, Power Deck, Railroad News Photos, ABC's of Railroading, Reviews, New Products, Preservation Points, Schedules, Observations, Photo Finish
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Trains
July
2000
V. Good
BNSF's New Fuel Station sets High Standards, Idaho Treasure, The Great Circus Train, Confessions of a 'Sacred Central Illinois' railfan, New York Cross Harbor: Smoother sailing ahead?, A ticket to ride the Seaboard, On Location: Ardmore Oklahoma, Readers' Platform: They slit their throats and now they want to eat
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The Railroad Press
Jul/Aug/Sept
2000
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Light My Fire...(Modern diesel volcanoes), New Mexico Mainline Action..(Railfanning in the Land of Enchantment,,and snakes, and cloudbursts), Amtrak surprises from the first 30 years,,(Vintage scenes from past three decades), Locomotive Notes II,, (What's new in the world of diesel locomotives)
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Trains
August
2000
V. Good
For the New Wheeling, Steady as she Goes, Alcos on Ararat, Algoma Central Adventures, Photo Section, My Father's Ticket Punch, Making the Connection, Speeder World, Readers' Platform: Museums Must Market Themselves
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Classic Trains
Fall
2000
V.
Good
Railroad Ghosts, When the B&O Ruled Wheeling, Homage to a Jubilee, Cover Story Spring 1953: A Midwestern Swing, Before There Were Tourists Lines, Great Photographers: Gordon Roth's Big Engines, The Clover Leaf and it's Split Personality, The Late Show, Photo Classics, Classic Railroad Advertising: Tomorrow's Train...Today
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Trains
September
2000
V. Good
Uncharted Waters, Tracks of the Pioneers, Wings over the West, I&M Rail Link: A Railroad of Contrasts, Baldwins in the Cane Fields, I was a Rookie Railroader-Part 1, Readers' Platform: An Old Official Guide and a Common Bond
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Trains
October
2000
V. Good
Talking Candidly with Amtrak's President, A Stamford Spectacular for NRHS, Heart of the South, When Pullman went to the Fair, Lonely Railroads of the Four Corners, N=Battle of Blue Ridge, I was a Rookie Railroader-Part 2, Readers' Platform: The Key to Saving Passenger Service
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Trains
December
2000
V. Good
More Trains, More Track in Wisconsin, A Winter's Apparition, Howard Fogg: The Man who made Railroad Magic, Selected Railroad Reading, We Brought the NYC to it's Knees, Winter Photo Section, The Empire Builder: Seven Decades of Service, The Rock Island's Split Rock, Readers' Platform: Videos Bring a new Dimension
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Trains
January
2001
V. Good
Doyle's Dream, Dawn of a New Age, Architects of the New Age, Black Diamonds, Watch Rob Run, Positive Train Control, On Location: BNSF's Trinidad Hill, Readers' Platform: Whatever happened to Carloading Railroading?
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Trains
February
2001
V. Good
A Coming-Out Party for the Acela Express, Steinheimer: Jamestown North Dakota, When Jim Crow rode the Rails, Rail Travel 2001: Tour the National Parks by Train, Rail Travel 2001: It's Getting Better all the Time, Rail Travel 2001: Grand Trains of South Africa, on Location: Reading Pennsylvania, Readers' Platform: Defend What You Have Before You Lose It
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Classic Trains
Fall
2001
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Last Hours of a Legend (Virginia & Truckee in 1950 as the daily mixed train prepared to leave Minden), Cover Story Which Way Home from Denver? (Riding east in 1967 using the SP PA's, Rio Grande, UP and NP), Thrills and Chills on the Milwaukee Road! (Making Danger Lights in Hollywood's "talkie" era), Queen of the First Ladies (Southern Railway's streamlined Ps-4 Pacific No. 1380), Jum Shaughnessy: Self-Taught Master, Artist's License in Austin (Missouri Pacific at its 1950s best is depicted in a Texas capital city scene), Hot Train and the Value of a Dollar (How a young Union Pacific fireman benefited from his veteran hogger's experience, in more ways than one), Photo Classics, Celebrating a Century (The Erie and several other roads made major events of their 100th anniversaries), Canadian National's Narrow-Gauge Kingdom (Mixed trains and slow freights across Newfoundland provided a glimpse into a vanishing world)
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Trains
March
2002
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Features - Railroad in the Clouds (Peru's Ferrocarril Central Andino is the highest railroad in the world and the steepest climb.), Perlman the Magnificent (Alfred E. Perlman, savior of the New York Central and Western Pacific: Greatest railroad man ever?), An EMD man in SP's El Paso, 1962 (Troubleshooting Southern Pacific's new GP20s included explorations in the desert.), West Side Story (New York Central's High Line, once a congestion solution, is now the center of controversy.), Map of the Month: New Haven traffic snapshot (The passenger and freight transportation machine that was the New York, New Haven & Hartford in the mid 1950s.)
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Classic Trains
Summer
2004
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Racer in Red Paint (When Union Pacific rushed a 4-8-4 into service still in lead primer.), North Meets South (Washington Union Station: Noble building,busy yards, diverse trains.), Fantrip Fun on the FJ&G (Fonda, N.Y., 1950: Ride atop the caboose on a colorful short line.), Nine Decades in the Service of Steam (Canadian National's largest - and last - steam shop: Stratford, Ontario.), Bird's Eye View: Three Chicago Photos (Chicago from the air, from the lakefront to Western Avenue.), Photo Section (Color of DL&W, Erie and CP diesels, SP and L&N steam and more.), Building a Better Boxcar (How the Nickel Plate turned old wooden cars into modern auto-haulers.), One Day at...Erwin, Tenn (Alcos on the Clinchfield in 1966? This called for a road trip.), Pursuing Pauline (Tracking the last of steam on California's Northwestern Pacific.), My Summer in Rocky's Kitchen (A high-schoolers adventures working Great Northern dining cars.), Editor's Page, Contributors, True Color, Fast Mail, Fallen Flags Remembered, A Classic Year, The Way It Was, Car Stop, Second Section, Bumping Post
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Trains
November
2005
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Lame Lines to Main Lines (Four key arteries enjoy life after light-density), David Gunn at the Top of His Game (Would you give up a peaceful retirement to run thr nation's most scrutinized railroad? Amtrak's David Gunn did.), The Grande Dame (Beneath the splendor of Oregon's centenarian Portland Union Station, years of neglect are taking their toll.), Map of the Month: Wisconsin in 1940, 2005 (In Trains 65 years, our state's rail network has shrunk drastically), Cover Story A Legend Reborn (Fresh from a 4-year rebuild, UP 4-8-4 844 rolls on), In Tow (Eastern Shore still barges cars across Chesapeake Bay to link the Delmarva Peninsula with Norfolk, VA.), Homebodies (For more than four decades, 'Dad's engines' have trod the same trackage, first for Ann Arbor, now for "the Tisbee:.), Traction at Work (In Iowa, freight cars still move the electric way.), Raton Passed (What's next for BNSF's steep New Mexico line?)
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Trains
March
2007
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Trains versus Trucks: The Decisive Decade (In the 1950s, the trucking industry got the upper hand on the railroading business and sent a stern message: adapt or die.), Map of the Month: Whatever Became of New York Central? (The fate of the jade green team - Cornelius Vanderbilt's jewel - rests mostly with two coal roads from Virginia), Cover Story Jake's World (Life in and around a downtown metropolitan railroad station is a place where reality mimics class film noir,), Deccan Odyssey, India by Deluxe Train (A week spent on board a luzury train in India provides a window into a fascinating country and railroading as it is nowhere else on the planet.), Saturday Night Fever (The night CSX ran Amtrak's Auto Train on time, from Sanford, Fl to Lorton, VA.), Railroad Reading (A phone call and a confrontation are enough to make a Burlington Nothern clerk change jobs in the late '70s), Gallery
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Trains
August
2009
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Features - Hunter's Way Or The Highway (Canadian National today is the reflection of one man: Hunter Harrison. But this decisive leader will soon retire, and people are asking what the railroad will be like without him), The 'New' B&O (The early 1960s were a time of turmoil for the Baltimore & Ohio and just the right time for the leadership style of Jervis Langdon Jr.), Map Of The Month: Canadian National Predecessors (In the past 10 years alone, this giant has added 10,000 miles), Going Home (The long route to salvation for a Reading Co. 'official car' ends in a bittersweet homecoming), Railroad Reading: Levers, Litanies and Fusees (A tower operator founders on the Illinois Central Gulf) News - News & Photos, Don Phillips, Fred Frailey, Technology, Locomotive, Passenger, City Rail Departments - From The Editor, Preservation, Fantrip, Products, Ask Trains, Gallery
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Trains
March
2011
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Features - The Railroad War (How the Iron Road changed the American Civil War.), Map of the Month: On the Eve of the Civil War (The North's dense spider-web vs. the South's bare-bones network.), Breakthrough in the World's Longest Tunnel (A milestone is reached inside the Gotthard Base Tunnel.), Of Rivers and Rails (The Williamette River often changes course. So, too, have the railroads that run alongside.), America's Finest Railroad Station (Philadelphia's 30th Street Station has it all.), The Train That Started it All (The first long-distance, unit-train haul of Powder River Basin coal that still runs today.), Railroad Reading: Railroad Remedy (A World War II soldier travels the Overland Route on a hospital train.) Web Exclusive - Incoming Improvements (Track upgrades on BNSF's Ottumwa Subdivision.) News - News & Photos, Don Phillips, Fred Frailey, Technology, Locomotive, Passenger, City Rail Departments - From The Editor, Railway Post Office, Fantrip, Preservation, Ask , Products, Gallery
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Classic Trains
Summer
2013
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Interurban Special - Special Section - Remembering The North Shore (When the CNS&M quit 50 years ago, America's interurban era truly ended.), Ten Essential Interurban Car Designs (1890-1948: From wooden bodies to heavy steel bodies to lightweight speedsters.), Riding The Pacific Electric (The Red Cars of the largest system got a Santa Fe fan where he wanted to go.), Interurban Special Photo Section (Savor the variety on 18 lines (6 in color) in 15 states from coast to coast.), La Bell Interurban (Take a ride in 1948 on CN subsidiary Montreal & Southern Counties.), Seeking Sunshine Somewhere, Anywhere (Plagues by bad weather on our 1952 search for steam, we headed for Illinois.), Bird's Eye View: Frisco Varnish West of Tulsa (Details of the E7-powered Meteor and the Black Gold behind a 4-8-2.), Mountaineer Limited: Going to Cass in Style (C&O assembled an 11-car Pullman special to attend the repoening to Bald Knob.), Who Would Paint Hopper Cars Yellow, Indeed (After a half century, here's the Peabody Short Line in full color.), Molly the Mallet, an Extreme Steam Machine (Built as an "experiment", Missouri Pacific 2-8-8-2 No. 4000 served long and well.), Bad Day at the Races (A routine Pennsylvania train ride to a Maryland race course turns deadly.) In Every Issue - Welcome, Contributors, Head End, Fast Mail, True Color, Fallen Flags Remembered, Classics Today, The Way It Was, Car Stop, Ready Track, Bumping Post
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