Railroad Explorer is a publication dedicated to the exploration of all aspects of prototype railroading exclusively in the eastern U.S. and eastern Canada. Our coverage area stretches from Maine to Florida and west to Michigan. We cover all states in the Eastern Time Zone. Railroad Explorer is printed three times per year, with Winter, Spring/Summer and Fall editions.You will not find basic roster shots or page after page of boring, outdated news in the pages of Railroad Explorer. What you will find is a focus on dramatic photography, with spectacular color images of railroading past and present. Each issue is jam packed with over 50 high quality, 100% color images. In addition, you will see interesting feature articles by some of today's best railroad photographers.
The magazine is printed with the highest standards of quality in mind. Our paper stock is the finest in the industry, with heavy book-like glossy covers. Photo reproduction is from high-resolution digital files or original slides only with crisp, vibrant color true to the original. Railroad Explorer costs more, but our quality is simply unsurpassed, and with zero advertising, you get more for your dollar. Simply put, Railroad Explorer is a great value.
*Free shipping for US orders only. For foreign orders, please contact us to get the actual shipping charges to your destination BEFORE you place your order. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Take advantage of this special offer and get all 26 available back issues of Railroad Explorer magazine today for just $182! You'll pay only $7 per issue, a savings of about 30% off the cover price, and shipping is FREE*!
In Volume 2 of Delaware & Hudson, Bridge Line Freight 1960-1983, author Dominic Bourgeois once again examines D&H facilities, overhead traffic and on-line customers, as well as local and through freight operations during the most colorful period in the railroad’s history. All of the famous South-End D&H haunts are covered in detail: Albany, Schenectady, Howes Cave, Richmondville, Oneonta, Belden Hill, Ararat, Carbondale, Scranton and many more!
Hal Reiser takes us back to the early 1980s for a visit to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. At the time, the Chicago & Northwestern and Lake Superior & Ishpeming ran solid sets of six-motor Alcos on heavy ore trains. It's all but a memory now, but you can relive it in the new issue of Railroad Explorer!
Stewart Anderson recalls one of those memorable, warm summer days trackside on the NS' Southern Tier Line.
Keith Szachacz recalls his favorite railroad and the friendly employees that made train watching along the FEC so enjoyable. Take a trip to sunny florida as Keith railfans the Florida East Coast, "Speedway to America's Playground."
Cover photo by Nikos Kavoori