Kansas City Southern “White Knights” • by Carl Graves — Railfanning the KCS in the Era of White Diesels.
New York - New Jersey Area Freight Action • by George Hamlin — Metropolitan New York in the Years Leading up to Conrail.
1972 and the “Usual Suspects” • by Mike Bednar — Lehigh Valley Railroad’s “Rogues Gallery”.
Car Corner — Freight cars are now featured in every issue of Trains & Railroads of the Past! Passenger cars will also make occasional appearances.
E.O.T. — Each issue features a humorous or unusual railroad photograph.
Great Destinations — Enjoy these great railroad attractions and accommodations from coast to coast.
Quiz — Northern New Jersey Station.
Write-of-Way — Our readers respond! Comments on articles, photos, and departments.
Every issue we highlight great photography in several categories:
Close, But No Cigar! — This is what railfanning often turns out to be! This department will feature a photograph that is ALMOST perfect, except for….
Electric Company — Photos of electric-powered trains; including streetcars, trolleys, passenger trains, and freight trains.
Odds & Endcabs... — These are not your typical cookie-cutter locomotives and rolling stock.
People — Lively additions to spice up rail photos.
Sign Language — Interesting signage found along the right of way.
The Scenic Route — Beautiful scenes from around the railroad world.
Time Machine — Timeless views of your favorite railroads from long ago or yesterday.