Vol. 41, No. 2 (2017-2), Issue No. 271
Hell Gate Hits 100
by Joseph M. Calisi — This landmark bridge that dominates the East Side Manhattan skyline opened up a through rail passenger route to New England in 1917.
Intercity: Goodbye, Old Friend
by Karl Zimmermann — Mourning the loss of Amtrak’s national timetable.
My Life at Amtrak
by Ira Silverman — Amtrak (and a little bit of Illinois Central) from the inside over the years as told by retired Amtrak manager Ira Silverman.
by Kent Patterson — This new privately built and operated intercity rail passenger system is set to revolutionize regional rail travel in the U.S.
by Rick Morgan — A ride aboard one of Australia’s most cherished long-distance trains before it was downgraded.
Hoosier Holiday: Let’s Go to Indianapolis
by Mike Schafer with Bruce Stahl — The downtown of Indiana’s state capital has been reborn. Take the train to Indy and enjoy the city’s down-home flavor.
Streetcars to Return to Milwaukee
by Otto P. Dobnick — This city’s downtown, once vibrant and alive thanks to an amazingly comprehensive rail transit system that was killed in the 1950s, will soon again witness the rise of the streetcar.
Chasing Spring on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight
by Ted & Sylvia Blishak — How our traveling duo beat the winter doldrums by heading south on Amtrak’s most highly regarded train.
On the Property: How The West Was Won
A special photo gallery of passenger trains in the American West.
On The Point/Editorial by Mike Schafer
The Journal/Edited by George Fletcher
North American Intercity/Karl Zimmermann
Capitol Unlimited/by Jim Matthews, NARP President & CEO
Window on the World/Kevin McKinney
LeisureRail/Ted and Sylvia Blishak
Rush Hour/Kevin McKinney
Capitol Unlimited/Jim Matthews
Mail, Express, and L.C.L.