Vol. 5, No. 3 May / June 1989  Issue Select 
Issue Details
Cover Title: Passenger Geeps
Cover Subtitle: Part 3
On the Cover: Shown are locomotives 507 (still with a script herald), 501, and 500 heading the dome coach equipped Powhatan Arrow through Portsmouth, Ohio, June 25, 1967
Articles In This Issue
Society News - Rick Stone
Passenger Geeps Part 3 - Unknown Unknown
  Photo On July 25, 1965, locomotives #517 and 512 were seen pulling the heavily express laden Powhatan Arrow eastbound through Bluefield, West Virginia (Howard W. Ameling)
  Photo "The Presidential Special" (N&W officers train) is being led by engines 508 and 514 (both in black) on December 8, 1972, passing through Bellevue, Ohio (Howard W. Ameling)
  Photo #521 is found resting between trips in Roanoke, Virginia, in September 1971. Take not the other more unusual visitors to Roanoke in the background. (collection of Howard W. Ameling)
Current News - Robert G. Bowers
  Photo The power for Chesapeake Western train V-94 lays over at the site of the former SR station at Kratzer Ave. in Harrisonburg on April 20, 1989. V-94 handles the Harrisonburg to Mount Jackson train which assumed operation from the Southern Railway on April 15, 1989. The locomotives (GP35 R/N 229, B23-7 R/N 3985) and caboose 555075 began operation here on this day rather than from the traditional CW terminal several blocks south in Harrisonburg (Photo by Mason Cooper)
  Photo Norfolk Southern C36-7 R/N 8542 (last one) and C39-8 R/N 8587 are down on their knees as they bring a "Double north" coal trainup the hill at Milepost H-165 near Pikin, VA. April 15, 1989. Helping the headend power assault the hill with 103 loads of coal are three pushers. The train has slowed as it crawls out of the James River valley and the pushers won't arrive here at bridge 458 for a full nine minutes (Mason Cooper photo)
  Photo Virginia Inland Port workers using specially designed cranes unload Norfolk Southern's initial "VIP Special" at the Virginia Inland Port north of Front Royal, VA March 2, 1989. GP50 R/N 7091 brought twenty containers from Norfolk International Terminal for the first shipment. To the right is the empty trainset for the return trip later in the day. (Mason Cooper photo)
Pocahontas Paint Shop - Chris Toth
  Drawing Drawing No. D53099, Typical stenciling NS load.
  Drawing Drawing D53078, Stencil Arrangement, applies to rebody class H1b, H1c, H1d, H1e
Cavalier Swapper - Chris Toth
Video review / NS Diesels, The Sequel, Part 1, The N&W - Chris Toth
Gray Ghosts on N&W Rails / as seen on the pages of Locomotive Quarterly - Pat Ryan
Archives - Unknown Unknown
The Powhatan Modeler - Thomas D. Dressler
Product Review / Oriental Models HO N&W 2-8-8-2 - Roy Hurlburt
  Photo The Oriental Powerhouse N&W Y3 2-8-8-2 locomotive with cast boiler and much more reasonable cost (Roy Hurlburt photo)
  Photo Cab and tender of the new lower priced Oriental Powerhouse Y3 Mallet as reviewed here (Roy Hurlburt photo)
  Photo The new Oriental Powerhouse Y3 as reviewed here alongside a more detailed and expensive Key Y6a (Roy Hurlburt photo)
Product Review / Key Imports HO Scale Norfolk and Western Class J 4-8-4 - Thomas D. Dressler
Vol. 5, No. 3 May / June 1989  Issue Select