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year, with Winter, Spring/Summer and Fall editions.You will not find basic roster shots or page after page of boring, outdated news in the pages of Railroad Explorer.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.
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Steve Carlson takes a close look at one of his favorite backyard shortlines, the Massachusetts Central. Rarely covered, the Mass Central rosters an eclectic mix of first-and-second-generation power in colorful paint schemes, running through great New England scenery. Join Railroad Explorer for a trip along the Ware River Route.
Dave Kelsch explores the Buffalo & Pittsburgh, where bright orange G&W diesels mix with abandoned telegraph poles, concrete telephone boxes, whistle posts, and mileposts from earlier eras. Time stands still in the northwestern Pennsylvania countryside.
David Baer recalls a memorable fall railfan trip to Michigan back in October 1992.
Autumn images from all over the East.
Cover photo by Joe Posik