Issue 148 (November 2016)

  • PV News and Photos
    • Membership News: AAPRCO's incoming President Bob Donnelley writes his first President's Message.
    • Travel Planner: Check out http://www.aaprco.com/travel/travel-opportunities
    • Out and About: Pacific Sunset, Oliver Hazard Perry, Cedar Rapids, Colonial Crafts, Chapel Hill. A two-page photo essay about the Webb Retirement Special. The seven-car consist included Pennsylvania 120, Warrior Ridge, Alexander Hamilton, NYC 43, Mount Vernon, Pacific Home and Babbling Brook. Galveston Railroad Days included two well-known cars owned by AAPRCO member Patrick Henry: Evelyn A. Henry and the Warren R. Henry
  • Features
    • Inside the Great Northern Domes by Steve Esposito. A letter from John Parr instigates some research by Editor Steve with some surprising results. Photos from the 1988 Amtrak dome car auction complement period in-service photos.
    • It's a Federal Holiday by Janet Dittmer. Janet's day-by-day diary illustrated with stunning photography by Dave Luca and other PV photographers highlights just how great a vacation aboard a private car can be. Janet and Dave tailored the trip around their guests' favorite destinations and scenery. Twelve pages of America you can only see by rail!
    • ORIGINAL VARNISH: Where Are They Now? by Scott Clauss and Rudy Morgenfruh. The NYC's Stream-series cars were survivors in the truest sense of the word. Join the authors as they chronicle the history of each car from service on the Central to current-day assignments.
    • Our Very Own Shining Star by Fred Stout. The author dreamed of the day he would own his own private car and after a fifteen-year odyssey, the finished result is indeed a shining star. Lots of in-process photos of the Silver Star's restoration and modifications.
  • Classifieds
  • PV Market and Trade Members
  • Reviews

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