TRAINS April 2007

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April 2007
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Cover story
Birthplace of the Transcon
Climb aboard a westbound frieght for a ride on BNSF's Clovis Sub in New Mexico
Fred W. Frailey

2006 Trains/Canon Photo Contest: Against the Elements
From bitter cold to scorching heat, from time to rain and snow, our readers sent their finest

Why the 'green train' ran ... and doesn't anymore
Learn about the reasons for starting - and ending - Shamrock Coal's Oneida & Western unit coal train
Ron Flanary

1 man, 1 locomotive, 70 years together!
From his youth to his occupation, then hobby and passion, Harold Borovec has kept No. 15 close by and steaming in Washington state
Kurt F. Anders

Map of the Month: West Coast passenger trains
From San Diego to Vancouver, the short-haul passenger train has taken root, and riders have embraced it with fervor and style
Matt Van Hattem

Railroad Reading
A set of discarded dentures seemed to grow feet in pursuit of an engineer being pranked by his head brakeman J
im Cyphers, as told to Joe Detrixhe

History comes alive in color with an Illinois Terminal Class D freight motor in 1953, a Wabash F7A in 1962, and Chicago & North Western semaphores in 2000
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