TRAINS August 2007

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August 2007
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Ethanol: Rail Boom or Bust?
Confidence and uncertainty mark railroading's 200-proof growth spurt.
Andy Cummings

Parallel Dreams
I met my first steam locomotive and TRAINS magazine within a year of each other. In both cases, I was hooked. The rest is history.
Jim Wrinn

Cover story
A Streetcar Named Survivor Not even a devastating hurricane could keep the New Orleans streetcar system down for long. David Lustig

Map of the Month: Milwaukee Road, 1969 and 2007
From a Chicago-Pacific Coast trunk to a Midwestern "core" to Soo Line to a collection of carriers.
J. David Ingles

Riding the Back End
For railroad officials, business-car trips are most valuable when they are used to build teamwork, hash out problems, and push for a better property.
Thomas P. Schmidt

Railroad Reading
Oh, those kids! When stationmasters in neighboring towns fell gravely ill, their children kept the Union Pacific's main line up and running.
Robert W. Kellogg
Monongahela Railway near Time, Pa.; BNSF on Cajon Pass; and Erie Lackawanna in Secaucus, N.J.
Assorted photographers
Classic Toy Trains Classic Trains Finescale Modeler Garden Railways Model Railroader Model Railroader Video Plus Scale Auto Trains Magazine Kalmbach Books