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Kalmbach Trains Magazine February 2019


Kalmbach Trains Magazine

February 2019


Move over Promontory

By Rich Luckin

Comanche Crossing, now Strasburg, Colo., lays claim to the place where the first transcontinental railroad was finished

The southern transcon

By H. Roger Grant

Southern Pacific offered many ways to the West

Changing faces, but no loss of wonder

By David Lustig

Los Angeles Union Station is still a wonderful place for a now-70-year-old man who still loves trains

Modern and spectacular

By Tishia Boggs

21st-century know-how seamlessly replaces a 19th-century landmark in New York state

Not all spikes are golden

By Tyler Trahan

All you ever wanted to know about railroad spikes but were afraid to ask

Chicago's hidden downtown depot

By Fred Ash

Most gems are found underground; Van Buren Street Station is no exception

In My Own Words: 'It's over when he stands up'

By Gene Harmon

Body language and brevity are key on the new Illinois Central Gulf


By John Gruber

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