Vol. 4, No. 2 March / April 1988  Issue Select 
Issue Details
Cover Title: The Chesapeake Western Bridge is Back
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On the Cover: The new Chesapeake Western bridge spanning the Shenandoah River at Elkton, Virginia January 7, 1988
Articles In This Issue
Society News - Unknown Unknown
  Photo Bill Larson of Palos Park, IL displayed his custom van at the 1987 society convention in Roanoke. (Bill Larson Photo)
The Bridge is Back - Mason Y. Cooper
  Drawing Railroads in Harrisonburg, VA vicinity (Mason Cooper)
  Photo Th efirst run over the Chesapeake Western bridge passes east of McGaheysville, VA on December 23, 1987. The entire train can be seen in the picture, GP-38AC R/Ns 4111, 4123(NS), GP-49 R/N 4604, 8 cars, Class C-32 caboose R/N. (Mason Cooper Photo)
  Photo Brakeman Jennings Berry, flare in hand from working the US 11 crossing, rides th epilot of GP-38AC R/N 4111, as the first run over the new Shenandoah River bridge arrives at Harrisonburg. The train has just crossed the CW line to Staunton and will continue west about ten car lengths in order to back into the yard via the wye. Photo December 23, 1987. (Mason Cooper Photo)
Book Review / Norfolk & Western Railway A & J - Thomas D. Dressler
Free Interchange - Unknown Unknown
More Thoughts on the Mystery Virginian Tender and Virginian Steam Locomotive Lettering - Roger Nutting
  Drawing Virginian numerals two and seven as applied to steam power and also to the EL-A electrics (Roger Nutting)
Portsmouth Ohio N&W HS / "88 Convention Report - Thomas D. Dressler
Current News - Robert G. Bowers; Chris Toth; William E. Griffin; Ken Borg; Gene P. Schaeffer; Gray Tuttle
  Photo The Hurt Train Wreck (Altavista Newspaper)
Modeler's Corner - Thomas D. Dressler
Easy to do N&W HU Hopper Car Conversion - Pat Ryan
  Photo The HObbyline 4 Bay open hopper following conversion to an N&W HU Class car. Note the two cuts per side, horizontal ribs, modified hoppers and end modifications. (Pat Ryan Photo)
  Photo Th ecompleted HU conversion affords a vey nice representation of an unusual class of N&W hopper car. The conversion is easily done and adds to your ever increasing fleet of N&W steam-era hopper cars. (Pat Ryan Photo)
Product Review / Virginian "MB" Class Mikado - Douglas A. Andre'; William Larson
  Photo The Overland Models HO Scale Virginian MB with the extra parts that are supplied (Bill Larson Photo)
  Photo Detail photo of cylinder casting and valve gear from the Overland Model Virginian MB. (Bill Larson Photo)
  Photo Detail photo of firebox, ashpan and power reverse on the HO Scale Virginian MB from Overland Models. (Bill Larson Photo)
Norfolk & Western Railway Standard Concrete Bumping Post - N&W Railway
Vol. 4, No. 2 March / April 1988  Issue Select