Classic Trains Forår 2013
Classic Trains Forår 2013
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Classic Trains Forår 2013

Where the Big Boys and Challengers Roamed
By Stan Kistler
In 1956, a Californian ventured east for Union Pacific's big show in Wyoming and Nebraska

See some of the 16mm movies of Union Pacific Big Boys and Challengers that Stan Kistler filmed during his 1956 trip.

Running a Railroad for Fun
By Max A. Hill
Ike Duffey helped make basketball history, then took over a 44-mile, one-locomotive Indiana line for $1 a year

Bird's-Eye View: Quincy Hosts the "Expo"
By Hol Wagner
High water on the Mississippi forced Burlington's Exposition Flyer to detour

A West Coast Railfan in Philadelphia, 1967-1974
By Bob Trennert
A Southern Californian discovers an electrifying railroad world of heavy locomotives, commuter M.U.'s, trolleys, and interurbans

Read Editor Rob McGonigal's summary of the transformations that took place in Philadelphia during the seven years after Bob Trennert's time there.

Under My Nose
By Jim Shaughnessy
Just down the hill from my boyhood home, Troy Union Station put on a wonderful show

Lammy's Ride
By Thomas Sandlin
A brakeman finds himself on the wrong side of the Twin Star Rocket's observation car—the outside

Ingles Color Classics: Illiana Ping-Pong
By J. David Ingles
Sampling Chicago short-haul passenger trains in 1967

Charades on the Erie
By Bill Doyle
Why the "A. King" family always missed their train

In Every Issue
Go east, young men!Contributors
Meet this issue's crewHead End
The East Coast Champion faces an arboreal challenge • A Union Pacific Big Boy back in steam? • Top 10 tangents in the U.S. in 1946 • Fantrip flies over New Haven carfloats • Stowaways on the Chicago & North WesternFast Mail
Letters from our readersTrue Color
Small-town outlet: Frisco in Augusta, Kans.Fallen Flags Remembered
Akron, Canton & Youngstown: First on the list, and innovativeClassics Today
Recreating the Erie Lackawanna passenger-train experienceThe Way it Was
The Story of Squaw Valley • When the World was Silver Wonderful • The Century at Syracuse • Watermelons for the TroopsCar Stop
Pacific Electric's 'Little Red Cars'Ready Track
Reviews of new books and new DVDSecond Section
'The Q' takes to the air at QuincyBumping Post
Louisville & Nashville's Canal Street Station in New Orleans


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