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locations, we wound up doing 20 stops dur- ing the day. While the promised sun never materialized, it was still a lot of fun.

Railfan Timetable Each month, we publish a calendar of coming events of interest to railfans in the pages of this magazine. We try to include as many listings as we can each month, as we see it as a ser- vice to our readers. What many folks do not know is that these listings are also submitted by our readers. We can’t list your event if we don’t know about it. So how do you get listed? We want to list your historical events,

photo charters, railfan tours, and excur- sions. Adding your event to the listings on our web site is easy. Just go to and click on “Submit an Event.” Fill out the form, and click “Sub- mit.” That’s all there is to it. Once your en- try is reviewed, it will appear on our web site. To have your listing considered for our print edition, it should be posted at least 90 days before the date of the event. Event descriptions should be brief and to

the point, “Just the facts, ma’am.” Please do not send notices to our office, as all listings are harvested directly from our web site to avoid errors and duplication. There is no charge to post a listing, and the additional exposure on our web site and in print will help raise awareness of your activities! — O.M.V.



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THE LAYOUT by J. David Robbins. A thoughtful and humor- ous new novel about a railfan and the nature of fantasy. Avail- able from major on-line booksellers. 211

FOR SALE: Detailed Amtrak route book. All stops, “in-be- tween” towns, decimalized mileages listed. $20.00 post paid. Merlin Marlowe, 68680 470th St., Fairfax, MN 55332 711

FOR SALE: 66 different passenger timetables from 56 rail- roads, 1940s to 1960s, plus 26 different Amtracks.


BACK ISSUES of Locomotive Quarterly Journals available. Please send a self addressed stamped envelope for a com- plete list including subject matter of each book. These are shelf-warn copies, but in almost new condition. Locomotive Quarterly covers the world of steam railroading in its glory days. Heavy coated stock paper with large photos. Steam buff’s dream book. Address: LQ BI, 108 Phil Hardin Rd., New- ton, NJ 07860.


Original Railroad DVD’s. Steam and diesel. 1980’s to present. Previews and buy online. clearproductions


2012 NEW ENGLAND RAILROADING CALENDAR, 33rd edi- tion features 12 (8x10) full color prints plus 2 cover pages @$8.00 postage paid or railroad calendar pictures (our choice) 12/$3.00. Domestic orders only. Mystic Valley Rail- way Society, PO Box 365486, Hyde Park, MA 02136-0009. Allow 2-4 weeks delivery.


2012 TROLLEY CALENDAR-Color cover and 13 B&W photos with descriptive captions from Mid-Atlantic area. PTC, PST, LVT, Brooklyn, Scranton, Reading, Shore Fast Line, MDTA and Baltimore. $10.00 plus $2.00 postage from: Charles Long, 227 Locust Road, Fort Washington, PA 19034. Checks to East Penn Traction Club.


“CANNONBALL” PAUL! America’s Premier Railroad- Themed Musician/Entertainer. See “Cannonball” Paul! On: Email: Call Paul! 952-297-4097.


ORIGINAL SLIDES, NEGATIVES. Mainlines, shortlines, in- dustrials. Request list(s):


Night Photo Session Invite We were sitting around the office in Newton when talk turned to night photo sessions. Those of you who follow this column and read of our exploits online know of editor Steve Barry’s penchant for night photography. Lately he had

RAILROAD PHOTO CD’s: ATSF, RI, MKT, Frisco, B&O, Pennsylvania, Reading, CNJ, FS&W,KCS, T&P, MP, WM, LV, LNE, others. Steam to diesel black and white and color pho- tos in jpg format. Vintage Rail Photos, 1313 West Britton Rd., Oklahoma City, OK 73114 or


Cass WV, the CALS way or ‘Railroad weekend in the Al- leghenies’. Double headed shays, shay race. Join us this May 4th, 5th and 6th 2012 for our 34 Year of a full weekend of Steam Logging railroading. We use all available authentic log- ging cars for best photo opportunities. Lots of run-bys. We en- sure clean photo lines with limited ridership (so register early). We run a relaxed railfan weekend like no other on the Cass line. A whole weekend of ‘Shay’ railroading for one low price. See our web site for information (www.cals-at- or send a note to Poul Pedersen, 6552 Orland St., Falls Church, VA 22043. Email: calsatcass@ya- A fundraiser for Chesapeake and Allegheny Live Steamers (CALS).


WWW.STATIONINNPA.COM Click webcam to view images of passing trains or listen to the NS, CSX, Corman scanner feed.

railfans since 1993. The Station Inn, Cresson, PA 814-886- 4757.


FOR SALE: Railroad books, Buckles, Art and Memorabilia from the estate of Peter Bellos listed on website


CALL TO ACTION! Thousands of railcars including both new and historic fallen flags have been vandalized with graffiti over the past decade. Help stop this crime! Report any suspicious trespassing/vandalizing to the railroad or local police. NS 800- 453-2530, CSX 800-232-0144, UP 888-877-7267, BNSF 800- 832-5452, CN 800-465-9239, CP 800-716-9132, KCS 877- 527-9464.


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