March 1998 - Page 3
F E AT U R ES
T his railroad has proved itself a worthy successor to Central Vermont.
New England Central
b y George S. Pitarys and Brian Solomon
F irst trick operations include Amtrak daily trains and weekday P& W turns.
Niantic River Movable Bridge
by Leo King
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DE P A R T M E N TS 4 E ditoria l 8 14 18 22 24
5 L etters
M ontana beckons rail enthusiasts with promises of great adventure.
The Bison and the Bear
by Dean Sauvola
P aducah & Louisville offers a look at southern regional railroading.
b y RAILNEWS Staff
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Expediter M arket Watch F rom the Cab A mtra k CSX Transportation VIA Rail Canada N o rfol k Southern C ommuter/Transit C anadian National I l li nois Central B u rlington Northern & Santa Fe C onra il C a n a d i a n Pacific Railway U n io n Pacific Regionals/Short Lines The Last Word RaiiNews Classifieds R aiiNews Advertising I ndex
C OVER: Burlington Northern & Santa Fe 1086 moves this eastbound through a palette of October green and gold at Red Eagle, Montana. Photo by Dean Sauvola ABOVE: Southbound NECR No. 610 climbs State Line Hill at Monson, Massachusetts, in May 1997. LEFT: Eastbound BNSF No. 52 ski rts the shore of the
M i l k River at Havre, Montana, by BN unit 8089.
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