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December 28-January 1: New Year's holiday excursion to Mexico will be sponsored by Golden West Railfans. Santa Fe special train leaves Los Angeles Thursday afternoon, proceeds via Phoenix, Ariz. From there Southern Pacific takes train to Tucson, then over freight-only branch to international border at Nogales. Train will operate 300 miles down west Cast of Mexico on lines of Ferrocarril del Pacifico (formerly Southern Pacific of Mexico) as far as Guaymas. resort center on Gulf of California. Day will be spent at Playa de Cortes Hotel, with sightcruising on bay, and swimming. On return trip stop will be made in Hermosillo, capital of Sonora state, for several hours of sight-seeing. New Year's Eve will feature celebration on board train traveling northward toward Phoenix. Return to Los Angeles is scheduled for late Monday afternoon. Con415t will comprise heavyweight Pullmans, open-door baggage car, full-length lounges, and Santa Fe's openFatform observation-lounge car. Fare, $169 (lower berth, including 12 meals, all side tours. For further details and complete brochure, write Golden West Railfans, 215 W. 5th St., Rm. 323, Los Angeles 13, Calif.

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John A. Krave, 129 Ford Building, Detroit 26, Mich.,

is quality original steam negatives of the following reads: CNR, CPR, NYC, PRR, B&O, GTW, UP, SOU, SAL, NKP, MILW, C&NW, D&RGW, AT&SF, WI QC, N&W, CB&Q, C&S, and L&N. Please remit 10c in coin for list of each road desired. Sizes i negatives are given on each list. Postcard and 4 x 5 inh negatives are $2.50 each. All other smaller sizes are $1.50 each. All of the above negatives are sold en approval.

Wonder What a Say sounds like at full speed? Have yn heard a clime whistle echo through damp forests? It's all on "Whistles in the Wood" with lots more exciting sounds of backwoods railroading. Longplay record sells for $4.98 postpaid. Free color slides included! Stan Kistler, Box 4068, Pasadena 1, Calif.

Pacific Electric Railway Maps; revised 1925. Excelnt detail. 15 x 25. $1.00 cash, postpaid. G. Wenz19849 Acre St.. Northridge, Calif.


Builder's Plates. Will buy or trade for Heisler, Climax, Davenport. Grant, Pre-Alco, Shop Plates, many others. Write Alan Miller, 1836 Gardena Ave., Glendale 4, Calif

day, rides will be taken on cable cars and visit will
be made to carbarns of cable cars. New Year's Eve
will be spent in Garden Court Room of Palace Hotel.
Group will return on Sunday over San Joaquin Val-
ley Line of Southern Pacific, traveling over Tehachapi
Loop. Arrival in Los Angeles will be about 7:55
p. m. All-inclusive rate starts at $139. Equipment
will be all streamlined lightweight Pullmans, dome
car on return trip to Los Angeles, private railroad
car La Marguerita de Oro on entire trip. For in-
formation and reservations, contact Civil Service Rail-
Fans & Finlay Fun-Time Tours, 11308 Burbank
Blvd., North Hollywood, Calif. Telephone: TRiangle

New Year's week end: Chartered Pullman trip from
Mexicali, Baja
California, Mexico, to
Sonora, or Guaymas, Sonora, via Ferrocarril Sonora-
Baja California and Ferrocarril del Pacifico train, the
Mericali, will be sponsored by Railway Historical
Society of San Diego Inc. Possibly business car of
a former railroad president will be used in addition
to standard Pullman car. For further information,
contact Wally Duthie, excursion director, Railway
Historical Society of San Diego Inc., 3380 Granada
Ave., San Diego 4, Calif.

Early in 1962:

South American railroads will be visited on four-week trip. Group will ride rack railway. Serra Inclines, Transandine Railroad, boat on Lake Titicaca, Central Railroad of Peru, and other lines. Time for local sight-seeing planned. Fare, including air and rail transportation, hotels, and transfers, about $1400 from New York City. For further information, send stamped, self-addressed envelope to Frank B. Fairbanks, 512 Glen Arden Dr., Pittsburgh 8, l'a.

January 27: Steam and diesel Iron Horse Tour will leave Chicago C&NW station 10 a.m. via C&NW Chicago to West Chicago; CB&Q West Chicago to Aurora (original lines of both railroads), and via Mendota and Denrock to Sterling; C&NW Sterling to Chicago. CB&Q Mikado No. 4960 will pull C&NW yellow equipment from Aurora to Sterling. Consist will be C&NW 800-series coaches, snack car, and 110 v. A.C. baggage car with open slatted doors. Group will return to C&NW station. Chicago, about 7:15 p.m. Round-trip fare, including tax and donation to CB&Q steam preservation fund, $10.75. Tickets and information are available by mail from Chicago & North Western. 400 W. Madison St., Chicago 6. I.; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy. 105 W. Adams St., Chicago 3, Ill.; or Railroad Club of Chicago, 55 E. Bellevue Pl., Chicago 11, Ill.

Angels Flight. Just published 36-page book on this 60-year-old cable line. Photos and scale drawings. $1.00. La Siesta Press, Box 406, Glendale, Calif.

Back issues: Trains, Model Railroader, RMC, Railroad, many others. Ben Smith, 265 Tompkins, Brooklyn 16, N. Y.

New and unique! 12" LP recording "Steam Power Along The Chicago & North Western Railway" features mainline whistles and steam echoes, also a long sequence of a giant Mikado on Ex-2466 in railslipping action and unusual power performance. Historic recording was made on mainline between Chicago and Minneapolis, where a five-mile ascending grade amid 600-foot-high quarzite bluffs at Devils Lake, Wisconsin, gives whistle signals pronounced resounding echoes. You marvel at the fast Pacifics once used on the famous Twin Cities "400." Jacket photos also have special appeal. Single copy. $4.98 or two for $8.00 postpaid. Dealers welcome. RLP Company, 233 Third St.. Baraboo, Wis.

Fiddletown & Copperopolis just eighteen copies left of Fallberg's oldtime narrow gauge cartoons in book form, per copy $7.95. Also available: "Narrow Gauge to Silverton' and "Cab-in-Front," Espee backup locomotive story, $1.50. Hungerford Press, Reseda 2. Calif.

Collectors Items. 7x11 cancelled market railroad stock
certificates dated 1890-1909 for 500 each. $1000
certificate 75c. $10,000 certificate $1.00, all 3 for
$2.00 $10,000 certificate issued to John D. Rocke-
feller 1890's and signed by Rockefeller, $9.00. Ken
Howell, 411 Central, Sedro Woolley, Wash.

Midwest Railroader, P. O. Box 2665D. Ft. Wayne,
Ind. Has been publishing the finest, most complete
Locomotive Rosters and continuously advertised in
TRAINS since 1957. Completely detailed, construction
Nos., road No. changes, etc. 6 issues. $2.00.

Passenger car collection of 1200 negatives mostly 616
size from 1940 on. First $395 takes it. Harry
Borsum, 2741 Lansing Dr., SW, Roanoke, Va.

Original Builder's Catalogs. Good cond. Baldwin: (no./year) 19.20.21/1900,, 31,39/1902. 41,43,44,45/1903. 47,48/1904, 51, 51/1905, 56.59/1906, 60,61,62,63/1907, 64,65, 66/1908, 67.68/1910, 69.70.71/1911, 72/1912, 75,76/1913. 79./1914, 81.82/1915, 88.89 1917. Alco "Pamphlets": Atlantic Type Pass. Loco, Prairie Type Loco, Eight Wheel Pass. Loco, Ten Wheel Loco (2 copies), Consolidation Type (2 copies), Mogul Type Freight. Articulated Compound Loco, Rotary Snow Plow, First Annual Report June 30, 1902. Make offer on each or lot before January 31. Kurt Moller, 12684 Dewey St.. Los Angeles 66, Calif.

No Railroad collection complete without "Down Brakes,' ilustrated 500-page history of accidents, safety precautions and operating practices. Chronological, comprehensive index all major accidents. Covers snakeheads, timetable operation, train dispatching. safety innovations, rules evolution, rapid transit. liability awards, contemporary problems. The single authoritative work on this subject. $8.50. "Down Brakes," 70 Phelps Rd., Ridgewood, N. J.

February 1962: Special-car party from Washington, D. C., to New Orleans, La., for Mardi Gras will make stops en route (for choice of side trips, tours, visiting). Information and reservations are available from Rail Travel, P. O. Box 62, Alexandria, Va.

February 11: Wintertime trolley ramble over lines of Pittsburgh Railways Company will be sponsored by Pennsylvania Railway Museum Association. Trip will cover lines in Pittsburgh north side and east end districts. Group will leave from Craft Avenue carhouse 9 a.m. and will pass Penn Station 9:15 a.m. A 1700-series city PCC will be used. Fare, $4, payable on car. For further information, write Pennsylvania Railway Museum Association, P. O. Box 832, Pittsburgh 30, Pa.

February 23-25: Special dome coach with leg rests will be added to Burlington No. 29, the Fast Mail, to Omaha. After a layover of approximately 8 hours in Omaha, return will be made on No. 14. piggybackonly train. Both of these trains do not normally carry passengers. Group will leave Chicago 9 p.m. Friday; return to Chicago 4:15 a.m. Sunday. Tickets limited to capacity of coach. Fare, $31. For information and tickets, write Railroad Club of Chicago, 55 E. Bellevue Pl., Chicago 11, Ill.

March 26-April 7: Railfan tour to Colombia will depart Miami International Airport 2:20 p.m. on Braniff jet flight 977, will arrive Bogota 6:50 p.m. Monday. Inspection will be made of Bogota Yards of Colombian National Railways; steam-powered 3-footgauge train (standard gauge of Colombia ) will be taken through Andes on 8000-foot descent on grades as high as 5.5 per cent, then up to Ibague; diesel rail car will accommodate tour group from Armenia to Cali, where shops of Pacific Division of National Railways will be toured; from Cali steam-powered train will be used to traverse valley to Pereira; again diesel rail car will take group to Cartago and over mountains to La Pintada; special steam train will be provided on Antioquia State Railway to make 7000-foot climb in 50 miles through many tunnels to Caldas, then descent to Medellín. Group will leave Medellin Thursday, April 4, 10 a.m. aboard Avianca for Panama. Five-foot-gauge Panama Railroad will be ridden from Balboa to Colon. Braniff flight 986 will take group from Panama to Miami for 5 p.m. arrival. Plenty of sight-seeing. many side tours, and innumerable opportunities for picture-taking are arranged. Cost of tour, $575 from Miami. For further information, write Sanders World Travel Inc., 939 Shoreham Bldg., Washington 5, D. C.

Locomotive photos. Three post card size samples and lists 25e. Dick Patton, Box 573. Christiansburg, Va.

Steam, gas trains: 32" to 24" gauge. Photos, details $1.00, Trains, 33T Winthrop, Rehoboth, Mass.

Locomotive bell in mount, $110. Seven kinds of locomotive headlights, locomotive and car hardware, railroadiana, list 25c. John J. Scott, 3716 Rosebrook Ct., Concord, Calif.

Steam photos, color slides and original Baldwin Build-
ers photos. Giant size list only 25e. Roy F. Wake
Railroad Productions, 1429 Congress, Chicago 7, Ill.

Builders' plates, number plates and other items.
List. 10c in com. Frank Leslie, 123 Lake Ave.,
Fair Haven, N. J.

Coming The big book on Pennsy power. Alvin
Staufer. Box 57, LeRoy, Ohio.

Steam locomotive, builder's plates headlights, whistles,
classification lamps, other hardware. Send stambed
envelope for list. D. Voytanic, 3419 65th Pl.,
Chicago 29. III.

For train room or den: Railroad scenes of the '80's photographically reproduced for framing. S" x 10". $1.25 each 4 for $4.00. Sam Skean, 59 Quincy Ave.. Trenton 9. N. J.

Ten 5 x 7 prints, one each 10 different B&M subsidiary line steam engines prior 1895 rare. $8.00 postpaid. C. P. Atherton, Slough Rd., Harvard, Mass.

Collector's Item: One 16 mm. new Ansochrome print 400 ft. The last days of P.R.R. steam in N. J. $85.00. Sam Skean, 59 Quincy Ave., Trenton 9. N. J.

John B. Allen, Box 259, Centralia, Ill., will sell hundreds of steam negatives size 116 and 122. 5e to one dollar each according to quality.

8 x 10 glossy photograph of LAST operating steam engine Grand Trunk Western #6323. taken at Jackson, Mich., $1.00 postpaid. Steve Zawacki, 19366 Fenelon Ave., Detroit 34. Mich.


NYC, PRR railroad calendars. Locomotive Cyclopedias, railroad books. Ben Smith, 265 Tompkins, Brooklyn 16. N. Y.

Lanterns. Switchmen's, kerosene burning. indicate railroad initials. general condition and cash price. G. V. Wilson, 707 Taft Rd., Hinsdale. II!.

Will buy steam locomotive headlights, whistles, bells.
and number & builders plates. W. Grimm, 204 Gregory
Ave., West Orange, N. J.

Collections or singles negatives or prints - - SAL
NS Georgia CofGA --- cwc —— GS&F
AB&A other small roads Carolinas and Georgia.
C. P. Atherton, Slough Rd., Harvard, Mass.

Rahway Valley R. R. of N. J. Photos of 2-8-0 No. 13.
Sam Skean. 59 Quincy Ave., Trenton 9, N. J.

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The Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville
Samples from Lucius Beebe's book

October, 1959

Push buttons at Pig's Eye
Ponemay Mills' electric line
"Baldwin" in the Japanese Alps
Kalmbach Publishing's railroad picnic


November, 1959

All steam issue

Missabe's 2-8-8-4 ore extra
Toast to the fireman
All-steam photo section

November, 1960

The railroad president by Dave Morgan The QNS&L story

NYC's superb Hudsons

December, 1957

Profile of Long Island RR
Over Niagara on a wire
Trainmaker, yard of future?

January, 1958

Traffic problems of schedules & deliveries
Reaction to NYC&PRR possible merger
South Pacific Salon

Frenchman who anticipated diesel in 1894
I've Been Working on the Railroad

February, 1958

Meet the Mississippian

If I Ran Passenger Trains, by Morgan
PGE's RDC's... a progress report
The Trainmaster by Clyde Carley
Trains Tripmaster-New England in Feb.

March, 1958

How to Run Streamliners, Wm. Middleton
21⁄2 mile Preston Railroad

The Railroad That Time Passed by
The Fan Trip... why and wherefore of
"running extra"

April, 1958

What the "W" Stands for in D&RGW
Editor tells of the station that he considers

God's gift to people who like railroading
Our railfan story in Jan. '58 issue


Wealth rides the rails tempting the Verdi Villains

July, 1958

Special C&NW section Diary of a new engineer Cold war railroading Spanish railroading

August, 1958

Royal Blue Line, 1890-1958
Railroading in Russia
Canadian doings in steam
SP hoists 5000 tons 11⁄2 miles

September, 1958

Wabash's chief dispatcher at Decatur
Talgo train in Spain

Delta Route keeps ringing doorbells
N.R. H.S. Iowa chapter interurban

October, 1958

Slim-gauge steam in the Sierra
SP's diesel house at Roseville
IC's meat train

Unloading a box car of grain
Ever ride a mixed train?

November, 1958

Timken's four aces 4-8-4
Engineer Thrall's diary continued
Steam and snow in New England
The story of Big Boy

December, 1958

The Soo's not sleeping

NP's Wallace branch trestle
SP's commuter train "delayed" cards
No passenger trains by 1970? Morgan
Are freight trains too long?

January, 1959

Bi-levels on the C&NW 400
Locos you didn't expect to meet
The Far East gets domes
Cuba, land of interurbans
D&H, ore hauler

on private cars, Mansions on Rails

April, 1959

Special issue: Who Shot the Passenger
Train. Analysis of what went wrong
with the passenger train and what
implications its ill health has for
railroading at large.

May, 1959

What the word "railroad" denotes
11th annual motive power survey
Black & white reproductions of railroad
color paintings

June, 1959

The strange but successful story of MN&S
GE's 1913 gas-electric loco
Browsing through the birthplace of steam:
part I, Trains goes overseas
Will Hunter's account of riding the

"Greyhounds" of the Burlington, 1899.
Railfan club listings

July, 1959

The Los Angeles story, part 1
Up to London at 9612 mph
D-Day on the Bigbee Line
Illini RR Club fan trip

Fatal plunge of Mt. Wash. Cog Rlwy.

August, 1959

Remodeling of Atlanta's terminal
Railroading in France
The Los Angeles story. part 2
Last of the Pennsy B6's

September, 1959

Railroading in Italy, the Alps.

West Germany. Brussels Exposition
Mixed train from Magdalena
N&W has changed more than locos
America's first 2-foot railroad

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City, Zone, State

December, 1959

The railroad image by D. P. Morgan
Railroading today in the U.S.S.R.
The NP likes passengers

PCC cars for Chestnut Hill, Mass.

January, 1960

Pre-Zephyr luxury passenger cars
Past and future of Ontario Northland
Q&TL, dead but not buried.

February, 1960

Story of 83,764 mile test run of
EMD's first diesel, No. 103
The end of V&T's No. 26
Peabody Coal Co. yellow hoppers
Disaster at Newark Bay bridge

March, 1960

C&IM revisited after 5 years
Dave Morgan's Preconvention memo
1959 L&N fan trip with IC steam
Spokane, Portland & Seattle, part 1

April, 1960

Spokane, Portland & Seattle, part 2
Shays of Twin Seams Mining Co.
Rayonier lumber railroad, Washington

May, 1960

1959 annual speed survey
What price piggyback?
12th annual motive power survey
Reproductions of railroad paintings

June, 1960

All about Hoosac Tunnel

The Pacific Great Eastern, part 1
The paraphernalia of piggyback

July, 1960

The Erie-Lackawanna story with map
Diary of Anne Dovel, lady railfan No. 1
Steam on the ET&WNC

The story of the McKeen car
The PGE story, part 2
Piggyback performance

August, 1960

MKT since William N. Deramus
Mixed train steam on the MC&SA
B&O's crossing of the Alleghenies part 1
10-page photo section on CPR
Push-Pulls for profit

September, 1960

Britain's diversity of diesels
Northern Utah railroading, part 1
B&O's crossing of the Alleghenies, part 2
Special photo study section

October, 1960

112 mph behind a British 4-6-2
Winnipeg, halfway point of Canada
Northern Utah railroading, part 1
Budd cars for Philly's transit line

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I like trains, A. C. Kalmbach
Interurbans abuilding in 1941
Y6 close-up

December, 1960

Reading's 4-8-4's

East Broad Top revival
Special 1959 N.R.H.S. fan trip
How much steam is left on NdeM?
The first U.S. R. A. engine

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