Train of Thought
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    Posted over 4 years ago by Roy Blanchard
    Amtrak Train No. 68, the southbound Adirondack, will never win any speed records. But it passes through some of the prettiest scenery this side of the New River Gorge courtesy of Canadian Pacific and the former Delaware & Hudson Railway. The piece...
    Posted over 4 years ago by Matt Van Hattem
    By Matt Van Hattem, Senior Editor I’m excited to tell you that we’ve uploaded 24 more maps on TrainsMag.com for your viewing entertainment. Among them was the very first Map of the Month we published, “ Chicago tonnage by railroad ,” in the October 2001...
    Posted over 4 years ago by Roy Blanchard
    By Roy Blanchard ”
That’s what Mark Murawski, transportation planner for the Lycoming County (Pennsylvania) Planning Commission said at the 2010 Pennsylvania Freight Seminar, an annual affair of the Pennsylvania Rail Freight Advisory Committee. Murawski...
    Posted over 4 years ago by Jim Wrinn
    Is this a glimpse of what’s ahead for Wisconsin and other states? Precisely at 7:40 a.m., on Monday, Amtrak Cascades train No. 510 gently eased out of Seattle’s King Street Station, heading north to Vancouver, B.C. This was my first experience with these...
    Posted over 4 years ago by Jim Wrinn
    How the Vancouver Service Area packs a lot of railroading into a small area I spent much of Monday visiting the Canadian Pacific in Vancouver, B.C., my first trip to this Pacific Northwest metropolis made famous by the 2010 Winter Olympic games. What...
    Posted over 4 years ago by Jim Wrinn
    I fulfilled a long dream of mine Saturday, which was to see and ride a Willamette geared locomotive. The Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad restored Rayonier Inc. No. 2, a three-truck “Willie” last year, and Pacific Northwest railroad historian Martin Hansen...