RAILROADS ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL 2018: NOW EXPANDED TO 116 PAGES! Published yearly, Railroads Illustrated Annual presents an expanded look at the exciting world of creative railroad photography. Every issue brings readers stunning pictorials coupled with lively text exploring contemporary and classic railroading. Full-length feature articles complement lavish photographs offering a breathtaking look at railroad operations across North America.
In February 1981, Burlington Northern embarked on a massive re-engineering project to eliminate tight curvatures, add a second main line track, and daylight the only tunnel in Nebraska. In 1978, I was fortunate to experience Crawford Hill before the massive engineering project.
Born and raised in the railroading town of Altoona, Pennsylvania, I have always been exposed to trains in some way. It’s hard to escape the influence of the old Pennsylvania Railroad, even 50 years after the last Tuscan Red trains rolled into the history books.