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CALENDAR CALL


IF YOU PUBLISH A RAIL-ORIENTED calendar, send us an advance copy so we may mention it here. Please provide com- plete ordering information including price, postage and handling charges, applicable sales tax, and a postal address for mail or- ders. For inclusion in the January 2012 is- sue, which comes out in early December, we’ll need to have your materials in hand no later than November 1, 2011. Listings are provided subject to available space. The Friends of SP 4449 have released


the full-color SP 4449 2012 Calendar. Spiral bound and folding out to 12″×18″, the calen- dar features 13 large color images of the big, colorful Lima 4-8-4 on the road and in the shop, with several months having an addi- tional smaller detail photo. It sells for $14.00 plus a flat $5.00 shipping per order in the U.S. from Friends of SP 4449, Inc., P.O. Box 42486, Portland, OR 97242; www.4449.com. The East Penn Traction Club 2012 Cal-


Two New Books just in time for Christmas from Four Ways West Publications


CENTRAL ILLINOIS RAILS by R.R.“DICK” WALLIN and J.DAVID INGLES


Color Pictorial, 1950s-1970s Featuring more than 25 Railroads, including . . . x m


This 192-page volume by noted rail photographer, Jim Shaw, features an in depth look at the shortlines in Washington and Oregon between the 1960s and 2008. More than 75 lines are presented by area; WA-West of the Cascades, WA-Central and Eastern, Oregon’s West Coast, plus Oregon Central and Eastern. More than 350 photos, a brief history and much more. A great Shortline presentation!


= Available Now =


A wide region of Central Illinois is presented by the co-authors, R. R. “Dick” Wallin and J. David Ingles. This 144-page, all-color book boasts more than 350 pho- tos on 21 roads, plus chap- ters on Passenger Specials, Springfield Towers, Campaign Trains, and Detouring Trains. Arail map designating the area covered is featured. There are first-generation diesels - 55 models from four builders, and everyday steam on four roads, plus electric operations on the Illinois Terminal. It’s all here!


SHORTLINES OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST


endar is on sale now. It folds out to 11″×17″ and features a dozen vintage b&w photos with color covers. Subjects include a SEPTA Kawasaki LRV and a rebuilt PCC at the Yeadon Loop in 2005; two Scranton Transit cars making a meet on Hemlock Street in 1946; a Baltimore Transit deck-roof Brill car on the Jones Creek trestle in 1950; two Philadelphia Transportation Co. Brill cars meeting on Bustleton Ave. in 1948; Lehigh Valley Transit St. Louis car No. 812 passing the Lansdale, Penn., post office in 1949; and a Brooklyn & Queens Transit Brill car on Fulton St. Each image is accompanied by a well-researched, informative caption. The calendar sells for $10.00 plus $2.00 shipping from East Penn Traction Club Calendar, Charles Long, 227 Locust Rd., Fort Wash-


ington, PA 19034; www.eastpenn.org/calen dar. PA residents add sales tax. The Erie Lackawanna Historical So-


ciety 2012 Calendar is on sale now and fea- tures color and b&w photography, folding out to 11″×17″. Subjects include a pair of SD45s on freight at HoHoKus, N.J., in 1972; a Lackawanna SW1 at the Buffalo, N.Y., passenger terminal in 1960; Bicentennial SDP45 No. 3638 meeting caboose C351 at Bell’s Bridge, Penn., in 1976; an Erie Berk- shire on the turntable at Cleveland, Ohio; an m.u. train on the rural Gladstone Branch in New Jersey; clean RS3 No. 1016 smoking it up at Literary St. Yard in Cleveland in 1972; an RS3 leading Boonton and Stillwell cars across the Passaic River bridge in West Arlington, N.J., in 1970; a pair of Lackawan- na Train Masters on the Mountain Special at Boonton, N.J. in 1954; and a post-Conrail shot of three New Jersey Department of Transportation U34CH diesels on freight at Susquehanna, Penn., in 1976. The price is $7.95 for ELHS members, $9.95 for non- members, plus $2.75 shipping from ELHS, Dept. RF, c/o Jay Held, 10-10 Ellis Ave., Fair Lawn, NJ 07410; www.erielackhs.org. NJ, PA, and OH residents add sales tax. The Niagara Frontier Chapter NRHS


2012 Railroad Calendar is available now. Spiral bound and folding out to 11″×17″, it features 13 b&w photos showing a wide range of subjects including a Nickel Plate Berkshire at GB Interlocking in Blasdell, N.Y., in 1957; Lehigh Valley steam being serviced at Buffalo, N.Y.; two Chesapeake & Ohio U25B’s and a GP30 at Bison Yard in 1968; International Railway Peter Witt car No. 191 on Broadway in Buffalo in 1946; Hanna Furnace SW1 No. 14 in 1977; an Erie Mikado at the Salamanca, N.Y., engine ter- minal; five Buffalo Creek steam switchers at


WINTER


NOVEMBER 27, 2011 = WASHINGTON AND OREGON =


Jim Shaw


Take advantage of either of these two new hardbound books featuring railroad photography and history at its very best. To receive your copy just send your order to the address below or call the number below. Each title is $59.95 and if ordered direct we take care of the shipping (U.S. only). Foreign shipping/handling, $21.00; Canada $12.00; California res. add $5.25 sales tax. Don’t miss all the action!


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