SECOND QUARTER 2021: Welcome to Diesel Era, now published quarterly by White River Productions! In this issue, we cover Norfolk & Western’s 1970s F-unit Survivors, Part One of a series on Amtrak’s Phase II production F40PHs, Kansas City Southern’s General Electric Tier 4 ET44AC units, and Burlington Northern’s former Conrail GP38s. All this and more in the Second Quarter 2021 issue of Diesel Era!

Kansas City Southern’s ET44AC Tier 4s

Kansas City Southern’s ET44AC Tier 4s

Kansas City Southern’s group of 25 General Electric ET44AC Tier 4 began arriving in 2018, and quickly became the new face of modern American railroading.


White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

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White River Productions Acquires Diesel Era Magazine

White River Productions has acquired Diesel Era from Withers Publishing effective April 1, 2021, naming Tony Cook as the new editor of the quarterly publication.


Kentucky Steam Heritage Adds L&N C30-7 to Collection

Kentucky Steam Heritage Adds L&N C30-7 to Collection

Kentucky Steam Heritage Corporation accepted a donation of a former Louisville & Nashville diesel locomotive, former CSX 7067, a C30-7 type engine built by General Electric in 1980.


Pair of Unique EMD BL-2s Headed to the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Pair of Unique EMD BL-2s Headed to the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum

Former Saratoga & North Creek EMD BL-2s 52 and 56 have been acquired by Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum through a lease arrangement with a private owner.


PS-1 Combination Door 40-foot Boxcar

PS-1 Combination Door 40-foot Boxcar

With thousands produced, Pullman-Standard PS-1 40-foot boxcars could be found on freight trains from coast to coast in the postwar era from 1947 through 1961.


Monon’s C-628s

Monon’s C-628s

Monon’s C-628 fleet didn’t remain long on the road. Find out the history on these six-axle Alcos in a coming edition of Diesel Era.


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