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  • October 4, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,762 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Larry Puckett photos by the author Moccasin Gap is the site of a small industrial area served by locals from the large yard there. How many times have you heard the story - boy gets American Flyer train set for Christmas and falls ...
  • September 22, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,638 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    by Mark Sharp Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated N&W 1349 rolls westbound, just outside Statesville, on the Northern Virginia Model Railroaders layout. EMD's GP40 By the end of the 1950s, the "dieselization" of America...
  • April 1, 2011 - posted by TrainLife Staff - 1,553 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Whether it's a red Lionel caboose circling the family Christmas tree, or one acknowledged by waving children at trackside, the caboose is an American railroading icon. ABOVE: A Union Pacific caboose trails an eastbound coaltrain at Cheyenne, Wyoming, ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Mark Preussler - 3,196 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    By: Mark Preussler, MMR The Chicago and North Western (CNW) railroad was a proud line. They were the only major employee owned railroad of recent memory and although CNW employees eventually lost their status as majority owners, the railroad continued ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,859 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Don Heimburger  Where can you combine rich train history and rich, natural fall colors? The Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway, New Hampshire, of course! With the winter months right around the railroad bend, you'll want to get out and see...