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Issue 409

Christmas: A Good Tnne for Riding Trains
C atch the long-standing link between trains and Christmas. by Bill Buchanan

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Cal-P Offers an Infinite Variety
C alifornia Pacific is a line rich in history, scenery, and traffic. by Eric Blasko and Brian Jennison

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Brian Solomon

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New River Rails
T his CSX Sub offers great tra in action in southern West Virginia. by Ole Bye

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Northwestern Pacific's Undying Spirit
Though plagued with problems, Northwestern Pacific keeps rolling. by Sean Zwagerman

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Images
Our c ontributors reflect on the holiday season.

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Contributing Photographers

ABOVE:On December 24, 1 992, Green Moutain freight HR-l passes through Brockways Mills, Vermont. COVER: On a cloudless California morning in March 1 996, begrimed 681 5 leads WSRVM through Martinez. Eric Blasko photo

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