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March 1997

Issue 400

F E AT U R ES

A New Penn Station for New York
Wil l an old post office bui lding become Amtrak's Manhattan home?

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William O. Middleton

The 400s
C hicago & North Western's famed streamliner fleet is fondly remembered.

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Dick Oorn

J im Scribbins

D E P A R T M E N TS

Idaho Ice Storm
The Pineapple Express pounds railroads in I daho's Panhandle.

Bruce Kelly

Donner Sno fighters
M en and machines battle to keep the line pen despite a massive snowstorm.

D ick Oor

Northern Illi ois Winter
A lthough not the prettiest time of year, w nter in I l l inois is worth exploring.

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Iconogr, phy
Regional elements can add considerab e interest to your photography.

ABOVE: A snow service GP38-2 waits at Truckee, Calif. COVER: Honoring a name famous since the mid-1930s, streamlined Chicago & North Western 400s whip up the snow as they meet. Painting by Mike Oanneman

Ben Bachman

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