Passenger Train Journal - Second Quarter 2022 - The Hawkeye
Steam Dream on the Old Western Maryland • by Randy Olson — This railroad has a long history in terms of passenger trains serving metro St. Louis and welcomes “rare mileage” collectors.
The Michigan Corridors and Beyond–Part 2 • by Kevin McKinney — The present and the hopeful future of Amtrak’s Chicago–Detroit/Grand Rapids/Port Huron corridors conclude with this issue.
Trail Blazer: PTJ Heads for Cape Cod • by Mike Schafer — Getting to Cape Cod by rail isn’t always easy, especially from the Midwest. Join two PTJ staff members who ventured out from Chicago to Provincetown, Mass., at the very outer tip of Cape Cod.
Denizen of the Dark: Illinois Central’s Hawkeye • by Mike Schafer — The PTJ editor talks about his all-time favorite passenger train—a relatively unknown night run on which he had his first train ride.
Jonesy’s Big Adventure—Part 3 • by Mark Jones — In this third installment of Mark Jones’ career with Amtrak, readers will join him on his early trips as a Service Attendant in dining-car service.
The TECO Trolleys of Tampa • by Robert A. LaMay — What’s this? Tampa, Fla., has streetcars? Yes, and here’s an overview of the fairly new operation.