Classic Trains Fall 2012

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Fall 2012
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O-5 Finale
By Jim Shaughnessy
When a crop failure in the Soviet Union flooded the Burlington Route with export grain, the power-short road called its O-5 4-8-4s out of storage

To Hot Springs, Va., by Pullman
By Joe Petric
In 1970, a chance to relive the past, and provide a break from winter

Ingles Color Classics: Saved by the Rail Travel Card
By J. David Ingles
A spur-of-the-moment Amtrak detour ride with less than $10 in our pockets

A Train for CEOs
By Kevin P. Keefe
New York Central's Twilight Limited came roaring out of the Twenties to set the standard in parlor-car travel

Early Days in the O.C.
By Tom Gildersleeve
Santa Ana, Calif., was a great place for a boy to savor the Santa Fe and SP in the early 1950s

Bird's Eye View: Hagerstown: WM's Heart
By Bill Metzger
Western Maryland's yard and roundhouse dominated the city's near west side

Extended Family
By Bill Patterson
The son of a Great Northern engineer recalls trips in the cab to secluded fishing spots in the Cascades

Hard Times
By H. Roger Grant
The Great Depression created hardships and inspired innovation

Doings around Dante
By Len Kilian
A dot on the Delaware & Hudson witnessed the routine and the extraordinary during the steam era
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